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What $213K can buy for parks

Cape Gazette of Lewes, Delaware

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The low-digit surf tag auction has raised $213,000 for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's Parks Division. Ray Bivens, division director, said that's enough money for:

The salary of 50 lifeguards for the summer or

The following items on the critical equipment list: five 72-inch riding mower replacements; two new utility vehicles, such as a Gator or Mule, used by park maintenance and patrol staff; one cabin for Cape Henlopen State Park campground; and one dump truck with a snow plow off the critical equipment list.

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Original Publication Date: November 24, 2015

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