Mission, TX (August 2022) – The City of Mission announces the purchase of twelve new trucks for the sanitation department. Nine of the trucks are replacing existing units, which have been in service for over seven years. The new additions to the fleet include a roll off truck and two commercial side loaders. The twelve trucks are anticipated to be delivered between August 2022 and March 2023. Financing for the acquisitions was provided by Government Capital Corporation, Southlake, Texas.
“Having partnered with Government Capital Corporation since 2014, we very much appreciate their expertise,” commented Angie Vela, Finance Director, City of Mission. “Additionally, their team is always very responsive to our needs.”
“I would like to congratulate Mrs. Vela and the City of Mission on this acquisition,” stated Stephanie Cates, Vice President, Government Capital Corporation. “It is truly a privilege to assist the City of Mission, and many other municipal clients statewide, with a wide variety of projects.”
About the City of Mission
The City of Mission, founded in 1908, is located in Hidalgo County and is now home to over 83,000 residents. The earliest settlers of the Mission area were the Native American Coahuiltecans. Mission is also where citrus was first planted in the Rio Grande Valley which is now a multimillion-dollar business and is celebrated annually with a gala, Citrus Fiesta. Also, the Mission area is immortalized in Larry McMurtry’s novel and miniseries Lonesome Dove. To learn more visit www.missiontexas.us
About Government Capital Corporation
Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing professional financial services to all local governmental entities. Since its founding in 1992, the company has successfully completed thousands of municipal financings exceeding $5 billion in Texas and across the country. For more information, visit www.govcap.com