Inspecting equipmentMembers of the Forrest City City Council toured the city shop Thursday afternoon after concerns were recently raised regarding equipment in the public works department. Council members Chris Oswalt, left, and Henry Peacock look over an inoperable chipper that is being stored at the shop along with several other pieces of inoperable equipment and vehicles.
Tour of city shop reveals equipment in need of repair - Members of the Forrest City City Council toured the city shop on Thursday, learning that there are several issues with equipment and vehicles that have contributed to problems with efficiency within the public works department.
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