JAY — The Select Board voted Monday to spend $4,055.70 to make more repairs to the Fire Rescue Department’s 2006 Engine 3.

The board had originally approved the engine to be refurbished in November for $67,590, factoring in a 10% discount from Greenwood Emergency Vehicles in Brunswick.

Last month, there was a list of items that needed to be repaired on the engine. Two selectmen, Town Manager Shiloh LaFreniere and Fire Rescue Chief Mike Booker reviewed and prioritized what needed to be done. Three of the items needed to be analyzed by Greenwood Emergency Vehicles.

Last month, the board approved the additional repairs for about $8,100, which will come from the department’s capital reserve account. Repairs include the master ignition switch, windshield washer tank, seat belts, rear body grab handles and cab lift pumps.

The new repairs to be done by Greenwood Emergency Vehicles are replacement of anti-lock braking system sensor bracket for the anti-lock brake light. It is expected to cost $1,078.50. The anti-brake system sensor mounted to the rear-end hose on the right rear is rusted off.

The company will also replace the main crankshaft seal with a wear sleeve to stop oil leaking from the engine. The cost is $1,717.25. To fix a grinding noise in the power takeoff for the hydraulic rescue tool is to replace an internally damaged coupler for $1,259.95.

The repairs in total will cost $4,055.70 and the money will come from the department’s capital reserve account.

In other business, the Select Board signed the town meeting warrant for the April 23 vote, and certified ordinances that will go to voters. The board also approved a public hearing on warrant articles to be held March 11 at 6 p.m. in the gym at Spruce Mountain Elementary School.

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