Sugarcreek council OKs bids for materials, paving project

Staff writer

Sugarcreek Borough Council on Wednesday unanimously approved several bids for supplies that will be used for upcoming projects in the borough.

Funds for the materials and for a milling and paving project will come from the borough’s liquid fuels allocation.

The money will be used to purchase materials such as piping, anti-skid, three different types of gravel, catch basins to catch storm runoff, base and top coats of pavement and tree trimming and stump removal on Keely Road, according to a report given to council by borough manager Joe Sporer.

The milling and paving of Palmer and Prospect avenues and Kistler Street will be handled by IA Construction, which submitted a bid of about $73,500 for that project.

IA was also one of the successful bidders for the various materials along with Key Precast, Walsh Equipment, Cooperstown Sand and Gravel, Vincent Excavating, Frank Martuccio Asphalt and Paving and Mowris Tree Service and Landscaping, according to Sporer’s report.

A motion was made by John McClelland and quickly seconded by Larry Baughman to approve all the bids.

In other business Wednesday, council listened to a request from Nate Danzer of the Rocky Grove Fire Department for permission to shut down some roads for the department’s annual parade and fair.

The fair, Danzer said, is scheduled June 26 to 30 with the parade on June 27.

Police chief Matt Carlson said the department would need signs prior to the event and would need to know the route.

Carlson recommended the fire department handle the signage and work with him prior to the next council meeting, which is scheduled June 20.

At that point council will make a motion to approve the resolution, Sporer said.