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Board of Supervisors Discuss Construction Funding

Posted: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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Funding for different construction projects was discussed during this week’s meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors.  Funding for one project approved was a bid change for the work at HACAP/Orchard Hill Building 1.  Supervisor Wes Rich informed the Board that some of the floor will need to be removed so some pipe can be replaced.  The cost of almost $5300 for this work will be paid through contingency funds.

Also approved was a federal aid agreement with the Department of Transportation to replace a bridge on Redwood Avenue just north of Noble.

County Engineer Jacob Thorius also requested they need to spend over $42,000 to upgrade 54 radios to comply with the narrow bandwidth requirement from the FCC.  The radios will be purchased from Electronic Engineering in Mt. Pleasant.