May 9, 2013 | Vol. 39, No. 19

Assembly awards bids for Borough projects

The Petersburg Borough Assembly awarded four bids for projects taking place in the borough during its regular meeting Monday evening.

The new library shelving procurement bid opening was completed Thursday, April 11 and three bids were received ranging from $168,803 to $179,000. All bids were below the funds available for the shelving. MRV Architects recommended the Assembly award this bid to Think Office, LLC for an amount not to exceed $168,803.

The new library furniture, fixtures and equipment bid was also completed April 11. Two bids were received for this project ranging from $189,013 to $199,425. Think Office, LLC was awarded this bid for an amount not to exceed $189,013.

The school district covered porch project bids were opened March 29 for the construction of a covered porch on the west side of the school administration building. The planning director has recommended that Bird Construction be awarded the project for an amount not to exceed $12,472.

Two bids were received for the Clausen Memorial Museum site improvements. This project replaces the failing retaining wall at the museum with other site improvements. The Petersburg Public Works Department has recommended that the project be awarded to low bidder Reid Brothers Construction for an amount not to exceed $46,449.24.

Each of these awards was approved with a unanimous vote of the Assembly.

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