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City moves on major projects

By Sara McManamy-Johnson sjohnson@lebanondemocrat.com • Updated Sep 2, 2014 at 1:42 AM

Plans for a new combined Water and Sewer operations building in Lebanon are moving forward.

Lebanon City Council is due decide Tuesday who will perform the construction for the roughly $1.2 million facility.

City officials plan to recommend awarding the bid to Lebanon’s Steed Brothers Construction, which came in with the lowest bid at $1,108,768.

Also during Tuesday’s meeting, council members are due to consider adding specific design guidelines in the Lebanon Historic Preservation Commission section of the zoning district. 

The guidelines are based on those set forth from the Secretary of the Interior.

Councilors also plan to consider an ordinance that would streamline the purchasing processes for both budgeted and non-budgeted items.

In other business, council will consider the following items:

• Authorizing a line item transfer for the Cedar Grove Cemetery for stump removal.

• Authorizing a line item transfer for the Cedar Grove Cemetery to build a retaining wall to protect and prevent erosion of existing grave sites.

• Buying and appropriating funds for a Channel-In-A-Box system for a city cable channel.

• Approving a contract with Datamatx for utility billing.

• Buying servers and racks for the MIS department.

• Buying u-bolts and padlocks to lock down water meters.

• Approving bids for eight trucks for the Gas department.

• Buying a mini-excavator for the Gas department.

• Buying a work utility vehicle for the Gas department.

• Appropriating funds to develop a documentary about the history and future of the Lebanon Municipal Airport.

• Buying new radar units for the police department.

• Approving a bid for the construction of the Wilson Creek Sewer Interceptor.

The council will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Town Meeting Hall.

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