On Monday night, the Yankton City Commission voted to purchase a new piece of equipment to more efficiently and more accurately take care of the city’s ball fields.
An “ABI Force” laser leveling ball field groomer with attachments would take care of 9 ball fields for the city and cost $38,444.60, where $50,000 was budgeted.
City Manager, Amy Leon, describes how labor extensive and time consuming our current capabilities are…
This equipment is not limited to ball fields, but will also assist in the maintenance of all city parks in a variety of projects.
Dan Delforge, of Sertoma Youth Baseball and Friends of Sertoma Park, explains how efficiently maintaining the ball fields helps the tournaments that come to town…
This piece of equipment is available, under budget, and is expected to greatly enhance Yankton’s ball fields and the parks in general.
The City Commission voted unanimously to authorize this purchase.