Two new road graders from Butler Machinery Co., Rapid City, will be purchased in 2009 by the Haakon County Commissioners, as decided at their September 2, 2008, meeting.
Butler Machinery was the sole bidder for the graders. Alex Kulesza, sales representative, outlined the bid for the Haakon County Commissioners. The price, as bid per advertised specifications was $216,530 per grader. The specifications included a ripper and a scarifier, a five-year/5,000 hour warranty and a buyback option.