At the monthly board meeting bids were opened on the ladder truck and tanker. One bid was recieved from Sutphen/Alexis. It was determined this was the best option for our department so the bid was awarded for the purchase of a Mid-mount 75ft Sutphen ladder truck with a 2000gpm Hale pump and 500gal. of water. Other features on the truck are 4 scene lights one being on the tip of the ladder, also a command light tower, and a back-up camera system. The tanker is an Alexis 3000gal elliptical tanker with a 500gpm Hale pump and full led light package. With the addition of these units it place's our fleet in good shape and ready to take on the next decade of firefighting in our developing district. the ladder truck will be assigned as Ladder 5 and the tanker will assume the number of Tanker 8.