Commissioner John Schnadenberg is looking to spend more than $40,000 this
season on replacing old sidewalks and eliminating trip-hazards.
At its meeting
Monday night, the Town Council voted unanimously to authorize the
expenditure of up to $42,000 of the townís share of state riverboat casino
revenues, which for many years now Schnadenberg has put to use for sidewalk
Of that sum,
$30,000 will be earmarked for the removal and replacement of old sidewalks;
$12,000, for the grinding and shaving down of designated trip-hazards.
yet finalized his project list for the season but he does expect to be
replacing a portion of the sidewalk along South 11th Street, south of Park
Ave., which the adjacent wetland has been causing to sink and crumble; as
well as some extremely buckled sidewalk in the Olde Towne and Morganís
Member Jim Ton,
R-1st, asked Schnadenberg, if possible, to add a buckled sidewalk along
Beverly Drive to his list.
In other business,
members voted unanimously to authorize Schnadenberg to enter into a $7,800
contract with Midwestern Electric, to replace the rotten wooden pole at
Broadway and North Fourth Street on which a flashing red traffic signal is
Squad Car Equipment
Members also voted
unanimously to authorize Police Chief Dave Cincoski to solicit three quotes
for equipping the four new squad cars which the CPD is acquiring this year.
Cincoski estimated that the work will cost around $60,000, well below the
statutory $150,000 threshold at which a project must be bid out.