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“We didn’t formally object,” Reece said. “I’m not sure anyone (at the last meeting) referred to the minutes they said they wanted to talk about, but we’ll, I guess, look forward to assessing whether this continues to be a practice.”
The normal city council meets Monday at 7 p.m. on the fourth floor at Uptown station.
In other cases, the board will consider:
• Replacement of a water pipe for $ 891,000 and repair and replacement of manholes for $ 165,000.
The main one to be replaced by George Gildner Inc. of Bloomington is on Ridgemont Road, Kent Drive, Thomas Drive and Crescent Lane. Work is expected to start in early July and end in October, with possible bonuses for the contractor in the event of early completion.
This project also includes the replacement of a main along Jersey Avenue and the installation of a water main and fire hydrant to serve 1 and 2 Ridgemont Lane, which are currently served by their side yards, which creates water quality problems, according to a memo from water director John Burkhart. .
Manhole work by Culy Contracting of Winchester, Indonesia is expected to rehabilitate 14 manholes and replace three starting June 24 and ending August 31. “No surface disturbance” is expected during the work.
• This year, $ 25,000 in Harmon Arts Grant. The awards support artistic programs in Normal of recognized non-profit organizations.