The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning accepted the bids and contract with Cunningham Reis of Van Meter for two bridge projects. County engineer Dan Waid said that a total of eight bids were received. Cunningham Reis had the lowest bids out of the eight received. A bid of $193,940 was approved for work on a bridge located on Ziegler Avenue north of Hamilton County Road D-65 in Scott Township. The second bid was for $184,647 for a bridge replacement project on Tollman Avenue in section 24 of Liberty Township.Both bridges measure 33 by 31 feet. The work on the bridges will begin sometime next spring.
Peterson Construction of Webster City was hired as the firm to remodel the first floor restrooms at the Hamilton County Courthouse. The supervisors accepted the bid from Peterson's at $46,100. Another local firm Habhab Construction submitted a bid of $49,586. The architect's estimated was at $60,000. Work on the project will begin in November with the completion slated for sometime in late December or early January.
In personnel matters, the Supervisors approved Cami Jo Oberender Haviland as a full time dispatcher for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department.
A resolution was approved by the Hamilton County Supervisors for the sale of county property and a quit claim deed for the property purchased by James C. Wagner in the amount of $10.00. located on Cedar Street.
The Supervisors went on to approve a liquor license for the Pilot Travel Center formerly Trump's located southwest of Williams. It now appears that the new travel center will be completed by sometime in November.
A spraying quote from B and W Specialists from Algona for Drainage Districts 204 and 263 was approved by the supervisors in the amount of $56,000.