$1.7 million road resurfacing approved in Perrysburg


PERRYSBURG — A $1.7 million road resurfacing program that will impact 17 city roads was approved by city council on Tuesday.

Council awarded a bid to Helms an Sons Excavating Inc. for the 2023 resurfacing project. The budget for this project is $2 million, but the bid was $1.7 million. The funds for this project will come out of the 2023 budget.

This project includes repairing curbs, curb ramps, full depth pavement replacement where needed, milling and resurfacing various streets.

The streets that will be impacted over the course of this year include: Craig Drive, Village Square Drive, Village Square Drive, Prairie Rose Drive, Golden Rod Lane, Sunflower Court, Miamis Lane, Harbor Town Boulevard, Lighthouse Way, Twinbrook Drive, Mark Lane, Streamview Drive, Running Brook Drive, Wolf Creek Court, Timbercreek Court, Foxview Court and Marie Place.

This resolution and the others passed during this meeting were passed largely without debate.

Also passed were resolutions for a new fire station storage building, an HVAC maintenance program and the disposal by auction of a city vehicle.

The fire station 39 storage building project was awarded to the Delventhal Company for $99,380, on a $110,000 budget.

The construction of a storage building will take place near the edge of the existing parking lot located at the existing Fire Station, 26100 Fort Meigs Road.

Positive Trades Group was awarded a three year contract for the city HAVC Maintenance Program consisting of preventative maintenance on HVAC equipment at 10 city buildings, for a total of $150,832.

A 2008 Ford Expedition 4X4, currently used by the department of public service is no longer needed and will be sold at auction. The estimated value of which has been determined to be over $1,000, but is not considered safe to drive, because of severe rust issues.

In other business, the city administration has also released the 2022 annual report, which has highlights from the activities of the various city departments that are each part of the $28.5 million general fund budget. The categories of that budget are broken down in the department of finance section.

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