Greensburg Board of Works

Greensburg Board of Works met on Tuesday.

Veridus Group gave an update the monthly on the Municipal Complex Project. The retention pond is nearly complete and they are continuing work on grading. The storm sewer is in progress and they are working back from the pond. The Fire Station has begun work on the footings and foundation walls. The stair tower is underway and the structural steel is arriving in September. The Street Department building pad stone had been placed. There have been no issues or complaints and the project is on schedule to complete in Spring of 2024.

Police Chief Mike McNealy requested the replacement of a vehicle deemed unusable by insurance. The replacement would be a 2023 Chevy Tahoe along with all the outfittings. This was approved. National Night Out is August 17 at 5:00 pm at North Park. There will be demos, festivities, food, and music. The entire community is invited.

Assistant Fire Chief Brian Wenning came to the board to present the conditional offer of employment to candidate 3. This was approved.

Utilities Manager Donna Lecher presented a sewer adjustment request. This is in the amount of $1,693.38 and is due to an underground leak. This was approved.

Wastewater Superintendent Zeke Smith presented the bids for the S Vine Street sewer project. This is for 500ft of new sewer pipe to replace the current undersized pipe. The received bids for the project which were far over the estimate for what Strand estimated. They are planning on now readjusting and pushing the project out to Spring to have a more competitive bid process. This would be re-advertised. The board approved to reject all bids submitted. There was an update on the Franklin Street emergency project. There was an emergency repair done to a line that was full of roots. The problems are now fixed and everything is running smoothly. There was a request to build an equipment building. They received 3 quotes with the lowest bid belonging to Hoeman. This is in budget. This was approved.

City Engineer Ron May presented the Strand Agreement for City Design Standards. This is a manual that needs updated as its last update was in 2007. The water board approved their share of the project at their last meeting. This was approved for $80,000.

Heavy Trash week will be August 21-25.

Morgan Schofield


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