How much to be exact?
A total of 332.09 tons of it. That is to say, 6,641,180 pounds.
All of that garbage had to be hauled from site, at a cost of $27,343.29.
That was the major component of Change Order No. 1, which the Chesterton
Redevelopment Commission voted 3-0 to approve at its meeting Monday night.
Members Ed Schoenfelt and Jim Ton were absent.
Added to the change order as well: some minor ground stabilization and
Finally, the change order formally extends the completion date, by which LGS
must finish the job, by 30 days, to July 23.
The change order increases the original contract price of $2,880,865 by
$30,649.29 or around 1 percent.
The idea of the project is to open the Ind. 49 corridor south of the Toll
Road to commercial development by providing sanitary sewer, stormwater,
water, and fiber optic infrastructure. The project will also provide
sanitary sewer service to developers of unincorporated property south of the
town’s southernmost corporate limit, after the Porter County Council last
year agree to pay $742,409 to upsize the lines sufficiently.
In other business, members voted 3-0 to approve the following claims:
$214,932.36 from LGS; $14,470 from DLZ; $856.25 from Harris Welsh & Lukmann;
and $307.20 from Lowell Concrete Products.