Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Just Where Are Those Benches and Exercise Stations

As previously mentioned, Newmanistas wonder just when we will see the benches, tables and exercise stations that are supposed to be installed in the park using Neighborhood Improvement program funds. Application for those funds began nearly two years ago and approval was over a year. Bids were taken recently, then rejected, re-bidded and accepted. A&R Contractors won the bid.

With about 17 working days to go before the promised completion date, the contractor has yet to show up.

In an email to our District 2 Representative, Susie Byrd, an official with the city's Department of Engineering wrote:

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