Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Unless it is needed for the project to progress, Council rejects Underpass signage

Kimball City Council received a revised proposal for the long-awaited Underpass Project from HDR Engineering. The original proposal, for non-reimbursable elements to the underpass redesign, was rejected by Council at the end of last year because the cost, $14,622.80, was too high.

The revised proposal, for signage, furnishings and labor, came in at $12,160.38 as a result of reduced man hours and profit margin.

According to Kimball Mayor, Keith Prunty, council refused the proposal only if the continuation of the project does not depend on this step. Instead, council wishes to get the total proj...