Contract Awarded For New Generator At Operations Center

A Selma business has been awarded a contract to install a new generator at the Town of Smithfield Operations Center on Hospital Road.

Public Utilities Director Ted Credle said $60,000 was budgeted this year for the purchase of a new 80kW generator.  The contract was awarded in February under the budgeted amount.

McClung’s Electric of Selma was the low bidder on the project at $46,000, which includes installation.

Cummins Sales and Service in Kenly bid $70,350.  Gregory Poole Equipment, a Caterpillar dealer, bid $43,570 but the price did not include installation.