Council considers bids for Powder River Water Project
January 2, 2020
HDR Engineering’s Heath Turbiville reported to the Moorcroft governing body on the bids received for the upcoming Powder River Water Project, which is the last large infrastructure project for which the town must pay in the immediate future.
The town had advertised for bids but, when Turbiville looked over the four bids offered, he realized that the lowest bid came in about $15,000 over the available grant and loan funding.
“However, we had a $30,000 [account set aside for change order costs] in the project and so our thought was that, if you awarded the contract to the low bidder and...