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Splash Pad and other bids accepted by City Council

The low bid on the splash pad was accepted in a unanimous vote by the Columbia city Council in the special called meeting July 18, 2022.

The lowest bid was from Bluegrass Recreation at just under $140,000. Mayor Pam Hoots said that she depended on landscape professional Darren Henson to advise the City if the lowest bid met the same specifications as the higher one and he said that it did.

She also said that in response to questions about water usage, Henson said the splash pad does not require constant flow.

Other bids accepted at the meeting included:

A Massey Ferguson tractor from Ag Revolution at $41,300;

Four police vehicles from Don Franklin Auto at $143,387; &

Adams excavating for cleanup and removal of chimneys at the Burkesville Street Park for $5,200.

Additionally the park was given its official name, Columbia Citizens Park. The next goal on the 17-acre park will be a walking trail development on the property followed by a dog park.

This story was posted on 2022-07-21 00:29:38
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Columbia City Council meets to accept bids

2022-07-20 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Amber Hobaugh.
The Columbia City Council held its second meeting of the month Monday evening to go over bids on the Splash Pad, a tractor, police vehicles and chimney removal and clean up at the Burkesville Street Park, newly named the Columbia Citizens Park. From left are: Council members Dr. Ronald Rogers, Robert Flowers, Mark Harris; City Clerk Woody Sharpe, Mayor Pam Hoots, City Attorney Derrick Helm; and Council members Craig Dean, Linda Waggener and Sharon Payne.

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