City approves 2024 street milling and overlay bid

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HURON — The City of Huron accepted a bid for the 2024 street milling and overlay project during the City Commission meeting Monday evening.

City engineer Brett Runge presented the bid to the commission, reporting that Asphalt Paving & Materials Company of Huron submitted the low bid that met specification requirements with a bid of $838,539.68. This is under the proposed budget by engineering.

A map of the streets that will be milled in 2024 is available on the City of Huron website.

The commission approved a payment request to Ferguson Enterprises LLC for the water meter replacement project of $92,018.96. Water and sewer superintendent Rob Rieger reported that the project is now 86 percent complete across the city.

Fire chief Ron Hines presented the commission an initial fire department policy manual. Hines stated that there has never been anything official for the department to refer to, and he worked with Human Resources and the city attorney to draft this manual. It was approved.

Commissioners also:

• Approved a raffle filed by Holy Trinity Catholic School for March 7.
• Approved a special event on sale alcoholic beverage license for Top Floor Events for a Chamber Mixer at Legacy Financial Partners on March 12.
• Approved a special event on sale alcoholic beverage license for Top Floor Events for a Chamber Mixer at Huron Center for Independence on April 9.
• Approved a special event on sale alcoholic beverage license for Top Floor Events for a Chamber Mixer at Revv Aviation on May 14.
• Approved the hire of Trevion Smith as police officer.
• Approved the promotion and appointment of Adam Doerr to the deputy police chief position.
• Approved full-time status for Megan Eggleston, project engineer.
• Approved changing the classification of Gerrit Merriam from Park Maintenance 1 to Park Maintenance 2.
• Approved updating job descriptions for Park Maintenance 2 for Central Park, Splash Central, and Community Campus and Maintenance 1, 2, and 3.

The commission adjourned the public meeting to go into executive session to close the meeting.