Council accepts bid for street overlays
T & T Construction, LLC’s bid was accepted by the Monticello City Council at Tuesday night’s meeting to perform the proposed street overlays.
Drew County resident Tracy Rawls, owner of T & T Construction, LLC, presented a bid for $721,483.70 to complete the necessary street overlay project within the city limits of Monticello.
The bids were opened Tuesday afternoon before the meeting Tuesday night; there were just two bids total.
Rawls has previously done work for the city at the Miracle League of Southeast Arkansas baseball field at the Monticello Sports Complex and will soon be conducting the levee repairs at Lake Monticello.
In other news, the council members:
• Tabled a resolution to declare 436 West McCloy a nuisance property until the September meeting.
• Approved a resolution to authorize professional services for the Monticello Municipal Airport and accepted a bid from Garver Engineers for those services.
• Heard Batina Gragg give an update for the Boys and Girls Club. According to Gragg, the numbers are up at the Boys and Girls Club—and more male teens are attending this summer than have in the past.