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Overton Gets Good News On Ambulance, Monroe Building Bids

The Overton County Budget Committee approved bids for two ambulances and the construction of the Monroe Community Center at its Tuesday meeting. Overton County Executive Steven Barlow said this meeting was designed to open bids for expensive projects to see if those projects are feasible before department heads present proposed budgets for the new fiscal year. He said the two ... Read More »

Jackson Middle School Fencing Upgrades Bidding

Jackson County Schools will take bids this week for security fence upgrades behind Jackson County Middle School. Director of Schools Jason Hardy said the board has discussed the project in several meetings as a prime candidate for a project best suited for summertime. He said there has been a fence there for years but parts of it have been torn ... Read More »

Algood Approves Tennis Court Repaving Project

Algood City Council approved the repaving and restriping of the Algood tennis court Tuesday nights. City Administrator Keith Morrison said the bid of some $75,000 is some $24,000 over what the city budgeted for the project. He said the first time the project was put out for bids, the city received no bids. He said the court has holes and ... Read More »

Clay Sanitation Bidding Fencing For New Moss Site

The Clay County Sanitation Department is taking bids for fencing at the new Moss facility, set to open later this year. Administrative Assistant Meghan Deckard said the department has identified a plot of land for the new site but needs to surround the 100 by-100-foot space with a fence. She said all sites have fencing to prohibit after-hours access from ... Read More »

Van Buren School Board Looking To Rework Gym Bids

The Van Buren County School Board is considering splitting the Spencer Elementary School gym floor replacement into two separate projects. Director of Schools Jared Copeland said estimates for a new floor came back at some $350,000. He said the last time the district solicited bids for the project, no bids were placed because of issues with doorway transitions. Copeland said ... Read More »

Putnam Taking Bids On Next Step For Fair Arena

Putnam County accepting bids for projects surrounding the covered arena at the New Putnam County Fairgrounds. Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter said before the grandstands can go up around the arena this summer, contractors will need to create a suitable surface. He said gravel, pavement, and sidewalk work on the surrounding terrain, and top-coat dressing in the arena area itself ... Read More »

Bids Completed For Clay Courthouse Window Replacement

Bids came in as expected for the next stage in restorations of 150-year-old windows at the Historic Clay County Courthouse. Clay County Courthouse Curator Thomas Watson said the bids will cover $2,400 for each window restoration on the first floor and $3,000 for the double-sized second-floor windows. He said the windows have experienced significant weather damage and leakage from mounted ... Read More »

Cookeville Considering Privatizing Lawn Care Service

Cookeville wants to privatize its lawn care services in an effort to save money and get other projects done. Leisure Services Director Rick Woods said the city received six bids from landscaping companies. He said the city could save money on labor and equipment by selecting the low bids for services at each city location that requires weekly mowing. Woods ... Read More »

Repairs To The Cumberland County Courthouse Set To Begin

Repairs to the Cumberland County Courthouse are set to get underway this month. Cumberland County Mayor Allen Foster said a second set of bids has been approved to repair structural damage to the portion of the building built in 1905. Foster said he is excited to get the beautiful, historic building back in working order. “It’s something that I respect ... Read More »

Calfkiller Water Project Approved To Expand Water To Eastern Putnam

Putnam County Commissioners gave final approval to the Calfkiller Water Project with bids coming in just slightly above the expected numbers. Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter said he was happy with the three bids that came in for the project, between $4 million and $4.4 million. The project will bring water to areas of eastern Putnam County between Monterey and ... Read More »