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2017-PAG-022 Rental Equipment COUNTY OF NEWELL - POLICY HANDBOOK POLICY NO: 2017-PAG-022 TITLE: RENTAL EQUIPMENT ADOPTED: October 26, 2017 (C-323-17) SUPERCEDES NO: 2016-PAG-022 TO BE REVIEWED: PAGE NO: 1 of 3 POLICY PURPOSE: The purpose of this policy is to outline the equipment that the Agricultural Services department rents out. POLICY GUIDELINES: Rental equipment will be maintained by the Agricultural Services department. Rental equipment will be maintained to a standard to limit downtime for renters. All equipment will undergo an annual inspection to proactively evaluate condition and perform preventative maintenance. Rental equipment is made available to ratepayers to help facilitate weed control, pest control or soil conservation. The terms and obligations to be met for the use of County-owned rental equipment are found on the appropriate Rental Agreement Forms. The Agricultural Services Department will have the following equipment available for rent: Sprayers: Back-Pack Sprayers 2 - Boomless Sprayers Meter Miser Sprayer 2 - Sponge Herbicide Applicator 2 - Quad Sprayer Insecticide Sprayer Eco-Bran 20 Spreader Eco-Bran 60 Spreader Drills: 2 - John Deere 1590 No-Till Drills John Deere Press Drill 2 - Brillion Seeders Lister Shovels COUNTY OF NEWELL - POLICY HANDBOOK POLICY NO: 2017-PAG-022 TITLE: RENTAL EQUIPMENT ADOPTED: October 26, 2017 (C-323-17) SUPERCEDES NO: 2016-PAG-022 TO BE REVIEWED: PAGE NO: 2 of 3 Traps: Magpie Trap Skunk/Racoon Trap Predator Trap Livestock Equipment: RFID Tag Reader Livestock scale Loading chute Metal panels Calf table Miscellaneous Plastic Mulch Applicator Tree Planter Tandem Axle BBQ Rocon Applicator Rental rates will be reviewed annually by Agricultural services staff and will be adjusted to be rented as close to cost recovery as is feasible. Rental rates will be as per the Schedule of Fees Bylaw. All rental equipment will be thoroughly inspected by Agricultural Services staff before the equipment will be rented again. Responsibility for any damages outside of normal wear and tear are the responsibility of the renter. If prearrangements have been made for a piece of rental equipment to get transferred from one renter to another, without being inspected by an Agricultural Services staff, the responsibilities are as follow: 1. Rent will be charged and payable to the County of Newell not only from the original renter, but also from the second and any subsequent renters. COUNTY OF NEWELL - POLICY HANDBOOK POLICY NO: 2017-PAG-022 TITLE: RENTAL EQUIPMENT ADOPTED: October 26, 2017 (C-323-17) SUPERCEDES NO: 2016-PAG-022 TO BE REVIEWED: PAGE NO: 3 of 3 2. The first renter will be responsible for any damages to the equipment unless he receives a written and signed statement from the second renter stating that the equipment is in good repair. The second and subsequent renters are then responsible for any damages unless they further pass the equipment to another renter and receive the required written signed statement. 3. The second and any subsequent renters must pick up the equipment from the previous renter. 4. The last renter must return the equipment to the Agricultural Services yard clean and in good repair. If pre-arrangements have not been made, the original renter is responsible for all rental costs and damages.