Council approves bids


By Andrew Wigger - awigger@newberryobserver.com



Wesley Boland, Carol Lively, Chris Wells and Scott Cain were recognized during the County Council meeting for their years of service.


Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

NEWBERRY — Newberry County Council has approved three bids for projects, including two Capital Project Sales Tax projects.

The first bid was for EMS ambulance remount, funded by Equipment Lease Purchase. The county received four bids for this project, First Priority Emergency $122,900, Custom Truck $141,818, Taylor Made $152,336 and Fesco Emergency Services $157,579.

Council approved the bid made by First Priority Emergency after Councilman Travis Reeder made a motion and Councilwoman Harriett Rucker seconded.

The next project was the Town of Silverstreet School demolition and new walking trail park, funded by CPST. Three bids were received for this project, Jones Grading & Building, $467,707.50 with an alternate of $78,075; MAR Construction Co., Inc., $522,213.95 with an alternate of $144,625 and Lindler’s Construction of SC, LLC, $582,165 with an alternate of $150,150.

“I make a motion authorizing the administrator to execute the contract with the low bidder, together with any value engineering change orders that may reduce the total bid amount,” said Councilman Kirksey Koon.

Rucker seconded and the bid was accepted.

The final project was for the Newberry County Museum, a CPST funded project, four bids were submitted. MAR Construction $1,783,700, MSK Construction $1,877,000, Pyramid Contracting $1,968,000 and Triangle Construction $2,364,000.

Council approved the bid from MAR after Councilman Scott Cain made a motion and Councilman Travis Reeder seconded.

Other business

• The following employees were recognized during the meeting, Scott Cain, County Council, five years, Daniel Clayton, Sheriff’s Office, five years, Stacy Guy, Recycling Coordinator, five years, Chris Wells, Sheriff’s Office, five years, Wesley Boland, Sheriff’s Office, 25 years, Carol Lively, Clerk of Court’s Office, 25 years.

Wesley Boland, Carol Lively, Chris Wells and Scott Cain were recognized during the County Council meeting for their years of service.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_DSC_0085.jpgWesley Boland, Carol Lively, Chris Wells and Scott Cain were recognized during the County Council meeting for their years of service. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

By Andrew Wigger

awigger@newberryobserver.com

Reach Andrew Wigger at 803-276-0625 ext. 1867 or on Twitter @TheNBOnews.

Reach Andrew Wigger at 803-276-0625 ext. 1867 or on Twitter @TheNBOnews.

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