Hiawatha street repair project approved

(KNZA)--The Hiawatha City Commission approved a street repair project when they met Monday evening.

Public Works Director Brad Scott said Natchez Street between U.S. 36 Highway and Hopi Drive by Wal-Mart is in a completely deteriorated state and in need of immediate repairs.

He said potholes in the street have been temporarily filled with rock due to their large size, and he obtained a quote to permanently fix the street.

On the recommendation of Scott, the commission approved a quote from J & B Contractors in the amount of $43,144 to repair the street.

3,924 square feet of 8-inch concrete will be removed and replaced, along with 131 feet of curb.

In other business, Fire Chief Patrick Sheldon requested approval to repair the Fire Department's first response truck.

He said a local mechanic determined the truck has a cracked cylinder head.

The Commission approved the purchase of a new first response truck last October, but it not known when that truck will arrive.

Sheldon said the 1990 model truck will serve as a backup unit after the new truck arrives.

The Commission approved repair of the truck at a cost not to exceed $8,000.

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