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Park bathroom estimates prompt officials to hold it
Pepper Branch Park has been without a place to use the bathroom since this port-o-potty was thrown in the Barren Fork River in 2012. Despite high initial bids, city officials are continuing their push to bring a permanent bathroom facility to the popular park.
McMinnville officials haven’t flushed the idea of a bathroom at Pepper Branch Park, but the cost will put an unexpected strain on the budget.Two companies submitted bids for construction of new bathrooms at Pepper Branch Park. The lowest bid was $86,000, while the highest was $114,000. Officials requested basic men’s and women’s bathrooms approximately 10 feet by 20 feet with heat but no air conditioning.