Council approves more than $3 million for fuel, salt


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)- The Fort Wayne City Council engaged in some big spending Tuesday night.

The members started the meeting by okaying a bill worth $2.3 million. The measure will allow city vehicles to keep filling up their gas tanks at local Lassus Handy Dandy stations through 2015.

Also, the city’s salt barn will be getting a large delivery soon. The council is spending $945,000 to resupply the street department with salt for the upcoming winter.

The council voted to approve both measures unanimously. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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