Town Approves $26,750 Contract To Replace Fuel Dispensing Pumps

The Board of Selectmen at its most recent meeting approved a $26,750 contract with a Bridgeport-based company to replace the fuel dispensing pumps that serve town vehicles. 

The Department of Public Works had been looking to budget for the replacement in the next fiscal year, but the pumps are failing now, officials said. “We’ve had to do several patches to get everyone up and running,” Public Works Director Tiger Mann told the selectmen at their regular meeting, held Jan. 3 at Town Hall and via videoconference. “We need to replace them now, so that’s the reason for bringing this forward,” Mann said. “I did have the first selectman, due to the fact that this was of an emergency nature in fact our pumps were down, the first selectman approved the expenditure on Dec.