The city will lock in a trio of eight-year contracts for snowplowing services at a cost of just over $2.1 million per year, with options for two single-year extensions on each of the three contracts.

Meeting Tuesday, the Finance and Administration committee voted unanimously in favour of the three contracts that will provide on-demand snow removal service for up to the next 10 years. The contract now goes to council for final approval.

Pioneer Construction Inc. was awarded one of the contracts at an estimated annual cost of $980,000, while Belanger Construction Inc. was awarded two contracts at an estimated annual cost of $598,000 each.

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