Lagoon bids come in high
August 8, 2019
Two years ago, funding was in place and plans made for the mandatory upgrades to Moorcroft’s sewer lagoon west of town, with the only issue to be addressed before advertising the work for bid being the final permit from DEQ. That agency has just recently approved the work to be done and the request for bids was subsequently made public.
Only one bid was offered at several hundreds of thousands of dollars over the allocated federal grant funding from Rural Development.
“We have talked to the funding agency,” says HDR’s Heath Turbiville, “They told us that they would like to see [t...