LIVERMORE — Selectpersons agreed Monday night to choose NITCO of Lewiston to repair the town’s 2005 JCB backhoe/loader for $11,468, town Administrative Assistant Carrie Castonguay said Tuesday.

The price includes use of a substitute backhoe during repairs.

Voters rejected buying a new backhoe at the annual town meeting in June by a vote of 30-23. The majority felt the current backhoe could be repaired. Among the repairs needed mentioned in June was a hydraulic pump system.

In other business, the board voted to accept the bid of RS Pidacks Inc. of Livermore for $6.25 per yard for 4,500 yards of sand, including delivering it, mixing it with salt and piling it, she said.

The other bidder was ACV Sand & Gravel of Canton that submitted a bid of $7.85 per yard.

Selectpersons also voted to accept a heating oil bid from Blanchard’s Cash Fuel of Turner for a fixed price of $3.239 per gallon of oil for the Highway Garage and Town Office, Castonguay said.

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The town uses about 1,700 gallons of fuel for the two locations.

The other bid was from Dead River Co. in Farmington for a fixed price of $3.2413 per gallon.

The board also finalized details of a reception for the community to meet Castonguay on Sept. 22 at Tee Time Tavern on Maple Lane in Livermore.

Selectpersons will hold their meeting there at 6 p.m. and the reception will follow, Castonguay said. There will be a cake.

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