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Scottville to review bids for Riverside Park improvements, fiscal year budget

May 4, 2019

SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville City Commission, under the new supervision of Interim City Manager Steve Brock, will review submissions from contractors vying for an agreement to conduct renovations and other work at the Riverside Park camp pavilion.

Interim City Manager Steve Brock said the work consists of general structural improvements to the pavilion building.

“It’s generally some roof work and some wood work,” Brock said. “It’s old and needs some freshening up and painting.”

The city has received two bids for the project, one of which is qualified to perform the renovations. That company is the Krieger Building Company.

Brock said bids for the project are still open and will be accepted until the end of business on Monday.

“(The review of bids) might be simple enough, but we won’t know for sure until Monday at the close of business,” Brock wrote in the notes for Monday’s meeting. “As of right now, we have one very qualified proposal and one not.”

Brock said the offer from Krieger Building Company will be revealed when bids close.

10 & 31 Celebration update

The city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will give an update about plans to host the second Scottville 10 & 31 Celebration, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 13.

The DDA is requesting that South Main Street from the stoplight to just north of the Dollar General be closed during the event, as well as First Street from South Main to Crowley and from the parking light at Broadway and North Main Street to the Wesco.

The DDA is requesting street closures from around 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the day of the festival.

The Scottville 10 & 31 Celebration started in 2018, and combines elements of the city’s former premiere event, the Harvest Festival, as well as Scottville Summerfest.

The DDA stated in a memo to the city commission that the event will feature a car show, a kids Power Wheels demolition derby, a princess contest at the Scottville Optimist grounds, a quilt show, canoe and kayak races and more.

The day will conclude at 2:30 p.m. with the rubber ducky race — a former Summerfest favorite — at Riverside Park.

The city commission meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Scottville City Hall, 105 N. Main St.

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