The Jackson Board of Trustees approved the purchase of new equipment of the highway department at Tuesday's trustee meeting. A new laptop was purchased for $1700.00. Six new radios for use in the highway department's trucks were also purchased for $5760.00.
The park division also accepted donations for the 2013 Community Celebration. Buehler's Fresh Foods gave $500.00, BellStores pitched in $500.00 and Massillon Cable TV Inc. donated $2,500.00.
The next board of trustee meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Feb. 26. Meetings are held at the administration building, 5735 Wales Avenue N.W. in Jackson Township.