PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) –
An Eagle Lake contractor has been chosen by Presque Isle’s Metropolis Council to tackle renovations at Metropolis Hall this yr.
Metropolis Supervisor Martin Puckett says City Council gained two bids, with Devoe Design Inc.’s bid of $800,000 coming in considerably lessen than the $2 million greenback proposal made by a further business.
“Structurally, we’ve been doing those around the decades, points with the basis, matters with the roof, fire safety challenges. So we’re definitely on the lookout at addressing some of the inside and exterior, the ramp we have to do, a great deal of ADA-compatibility, and also the perform flow for residents coming in and bettering it for the staff also. So there is a lot to be carried out inside that – in there. Inside of City Corridor, there is a whole lot of issues that we have to tackle that – it is an older creating, but structurally it’s really seem. We’ve had engineers seem at it on a regular basis, so Council felt quite self-confident going ahead with the renovation,” says City Manager Martin Puckett.
Operate will also include replacing home windows and heat pumps to cut down vitality expenditures. Puckett says they’ve been putting revenue apart each year and have about $500,000 saved in direction of the task. He claims considering that the structure is of historical importance to the community, they are on the lookout at grants and other avenues to aid cover the equilibrium. Function is expected to get started later this yr.
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