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City ready to let paving begin
More city streets could be paved as early as May.
Several streets are under consideration for paving this year. The city Streets and Sanitation Committee met Tuesday to review two bids, with Tinsley Asphalt being the low bidder at $77 per ton over Rogers Group at $82 per ton.Public Works assistant director Brad Hennessee presented the bids and offered his estimates on how much paving the city can accomplish with $150,500 that remains in the paving budget based on the lower bid and street footage.“Three of the streets that are at the top of the paving list either have curb and gutter or sidewalks," said Hennessee. "You don’t have to mill up against curb and gutter, but you take those streets on a case-by-case basis.