The concrete there
is old, may pre-date World War II, and needs to go. But it won’t be easy, as
the curb is actually part of the roadway itself, the two were poured
together, and it will need to be saw-cut.
Which will take
But the opening day
of the European Market, Saturday, May 2, is fast approaching, so
Schnadenberg is planning to do the work in phases, so as to minimize the
impact on parking and pedestrians.
As he told the Town
Council at its meeting Monday night, the plan right now is saw-cut the
entirety of the curb, from the Chamber lot to South Calumet Road, then to
remove and replace the concrete first between the parking lot and Second
Street, and after that between Second Street and South Cal.
“There may be some
impact at the beginning” of the European Market, Schnadenberg said, but he
assured members that he wants to get the work done just as fast as they do.
unanimously to authorize Schnadenberg to obtain quotes for the job, the cost
of which he’s estimated at $30,000.
solicited three quotes and got two. The higher quote: $57,745.
Grapple and Dump
Schnadenberg reminded members that at their next meeting, March 23, they’ll
be taking receipt of quotes for a new grapple truck and will be opening bids
for a new dump truck.