During Tuesday’s meeting of the Centre City Council meeting the council approved a bid for the city park, bids were opened on Tuesday afternoon for the completion of a sidewalk project which will provide a walking area for the citizens that use the park. Th elowest bid from KW Raines in the amount of $86,531. LADD has possession of all the quotes and will go over the bid to ensure the bid meets specifications prior to the project being completed.
The council also opened sealed bids for a fencing project around the city lot adjacent to city hall, the lowest bid was from Piedmont Fencing in the amount of $20,960, that bid will be reviewed by Building Inspector Raymond Matthews to ensure it meets specifications prior to final approval.
Following a presentation by WEIS Radio General Manager Jerry Baker, the council approved a proposal for the WEIS Shop at Home campaign for a period of November 1st – December 24 at a cost of $1,600 per month. This is a proposal that has been approved annually by the council.
In other business, the council also approved the purchase of a new commercial garbage truck in the amount of $166, 478.40. This is a budgeted item and was unanimously approved. The council also approved an additional $143,790 in street paving.
The council also approved the purchase of six new picnic tables and six trash receptacles for the city park in the amount of $2,513.13 in addition to the approval of some ‘riff raff’ work to be completed on a ditch that has been backing up inside the park, that project comes in the amount of $14,500.