The City of Post, TX (January 2021) – The City of Post announces the recent acquisition of AMI water meters and maintenance equipment upgrades. The AMI water meter project includes the installation of 1,692 water meters and is scheduled to be completed in March. The water system design and implementation were provided by KW Sharp, Lubbock, Texas. Upgrades also included a John Deer 2010D E Four Tire Ejector Scraper, a BOMAG Landfill Compactor as well as a John Deer 524L Wheel Loader, all provided by Yellow House Machinery Company, Lubbock, Texas. “The upgrade in the water meters will allow the city to accurately and more efficiently provide service to customers, stated Deana Smith. “The heavy equipment was purchased to replace outdated and aged equipment.”
Government Capital Corporation, Southlake, Texas provided the financing for both acquisitions.
“Government Capital’s expertise and experience was a great value to our project,” stated Deanna Smith. “Their knowledge of public sector financing greatly streamlined the acquisition process.”
“I want to congratulate Deanna Smith, City Manager, Mayor Marvin Self and the Post City Council for their insight and leadership with the upgraded AMI water meters and heavy equipment,” stated Drew Whitington. “We take great pride in assisting Texas municipalities reach their goals and objectives.”
About the City of Post
Post is the county seat of Garza County with a population of 5,469. This city is located three miles below the Cap Rock, 40 miles southeast of Lubbock on Highway 84, and has become known as the gateway to the plains of West Texas. Post was founded in 1907 by cereal magnate Charles William Post. For more information, visit www.cityofposttexas.com.
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 $4 Billion across Texas and the nation. For more information, visit www.govcap.com.