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City wants to cut costs at Civic Center
Cost-saving cuts on McMinnville Civic Center’s proposed $5 million renovation are complete. It is now up to city officials to make any additional cuts.Since August 2016, a committee consisting of city administrator Bill Brock, Parks and Recreation director Scott McCord, Water Department director Anthony Pelham, and Planning and Zoning director Nolan Ming has been reviewing preliminary construction plans looking for ways to save money without impacting quality.According to Brock, they’ve done all they can do and the ball is now in elected officials’ court.“We would like to set a time to get together and talk about the Civic Center,” said Brock during Tuesday night’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting. “HFR Design will have some conceptual drawings of what we’ve come up with so far.