In the only formal business conducted at last week’s Arab City Council meeting, the council authorized bid specs for a park and recreation department landscape truck.

The specs call for the bids to be opened at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Arab City Hall.

The bid is scheduled to be awarded that night at the council meeting.

The specs call for the truck to be:

• 2021 or newer;

• Regular cab;

• 8-cylinder gasoline engine;

• Single axle, dual wheel drive;

• Automatic transmission;

• Power steering, door locks and windows;

• Exterior color – preferably white, but other neutral color accepted;

• Dovetail landscape bed;

• 14-foot bed.

Those specs are the minimum requirements.

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