Demolition bids approved by Council; Clarendon to remain open during Fair

July 25, 2013

in Local

By Kyle Siegel
Staff writer

The Sedalia City Council met on Monday, July 15, for a regular pre-council and council meeting where they approved several bids and ordinances, including bids for the demolition of structures at four locations throughout the City of Sedalia.

The council awarded bids for demolition of structures at 175 Summer Avenue, 1220 S. Lamine, 415 S. Massachusetts and 411 S. New York, to Schultz Wrecking Service and Poort Excavating.

The city awarded the bids for the Summer, Lamine and Massachusetts locations to Schultz Wrecking Service. The council approved the bid for 175 Summer Avenue for $3,400, 1220 S. Lamine for a total of $3,200 and the 415 S. Massachusetts location came in at $4,200. The total of all bids awarded to Schultz came in at $10,800.

The council awarded the bid for the demolition of the 411 S. New York location to Poort Excavating in the amount of $3,800. The total amount for demolition of all structures came in at $14,600.

These property demolitions were anticipated by city staff, and are within the scope of the demolition budget for the year.

The council also approved a bid from Vulcan signs of Foley, Alabama in the amount of $7,866.70 for the City Garage sign materials. This was the second lowest bid and was recommended by staff, because the City of Sedalia has worked with them in the past. The lowest bid only came in at $147.39 lower.

In other council news, the Sedalia City Council passed an ordinance which accepted an agreement between the city and Olsson Associates for engineering services. Since approved, Olsson Associates will provide a comprehensive inspection of the Grand Avenue vehicular bridge for a sum fee of $7,500.

The inspection will attempt to verify the existing bridge weight limit rating of 15 tons. According to information from the city, this inspection is a follow-up to a less comprehensive inspection by the state.

The council attempted closing a portion of Clarendon Road temporarily during the Missouri State Fair.

The road would have been closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily during the Missouri State Fair. The proposed ordinance did not pass through the council vote.

The council did however approve and accept an agreement an Aviation Project Consultant Supplemental Agreement between the City of Sedalia and H.W. Lochner, Inc., for the final design and bidding services associated with rehabilitation of runway 18-36 at the Sedalia Regional Airport.

This is a supplemental agreement to a 2012 extension of the original agreement that the council approved back in 2010. The original agreement was for the utilization of Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission state block grant funds for the runway improvements.

The supplemental agreement is not to exceed $193,675. Ninety-five percent of that figure will be covered by grant dollars.

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