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City Takes On Sewer Projects

Plan Less Expensive Than Hiring Contractor

A construction bid from Anderson-Shaw Construction totaling $473,569 for two sewer extension projects on Nadine Street (a duplex) and 7th Street (Clean Harbors apartments) was denied by the City Council due to concerns about the cost at the June 4 Kimball City Council meeting.

Olson Engineering, the city’s engineering firm, recommended that the council deny the bid for the sewer extensions. It was decided that the City of Kimball could handle the project internally at a much lower cost.

Estimates of the costs for doing it internally were estimated to be well below $100,000.

The projects consis...

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