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Bid for Old Bullhead street project before council Tuesday

April 15, 2019

BULLHEAD CITY — The Bullhead City Council will hold a work session at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the council chamber, 1255 Marina Blvd.

The first discussion will be about the recycling education forums held over the past two weeks.

The other discussion will include an update about Original Bullhead Revitalization projects.

After that, the council will go into executive session to consult with an attorney about valuation of EPCOR Water Arizona’s water utility assets related to city operations.

Regular council meeting

Council members will return to the chamber for their regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

McCormick Construction Co. of Bullhead City is the low bidder for the Original Bullhead Roadway Improvement Project contract of up to $1,073,477. The money for the work is coming from a federal Community Development Block Grant through the Arizona Department of Housing.

Work will include road and drainage improvements in Original Bullhead City west and east of Highway 95.

West of the highway, more than a mile of existing road will be reconstructed by milling and applying asphalt pavement, constructing new curb and gutter and a 5-foot sidewalk.

Microsurfacing will occur on several streets east of the highway. Along Lee Avenue, a 5-foot sidewalk will be installed on one side. Ramps will be constructed at all intersections where new sidewalk is installed and will be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

An alternate plan omitted Fourth through Seventh avenues, as well as Moser Avenue, and added roll curb to Rio and Ripple drives along with Lee Avenue.

Work progress at Gary Keith Park, EPCOR and Census 2020 are slated scheduled topics in City Manager Toby Cotter’s report, according to the meeting agenda.

In other business, the council members could:

Approve a contract with TLL Electric Inc. of Mesa, Arizona, for up to $80,668 to install electric equipment for the new motor control center at wastewater lift station 16-2.Authorize abandonment by Southwest Gas Corp., and rededication as public easement, of 300 feet of alleyway at 858 Baseline Road, Holiday Shores.OK an intergovernmental agreement between the city and Mohave County to continue administration by the county of housing assistance programs targeting local families for $3,500 a year.

Tri-City Council meets Wednesday

On Wednesday morning, some Bullhead City Council members will attend the Tri-City Council meeting in Kingman. It begins at 10 a.m. in Kingman City Council Chambers, 310 N. Fourth St. The body is composed of city government members from Bullhead City, Kingman and Lake Havasu City.

Scheduled topics include updates from the Mohave County Board of Supervisors, Arizona Department of Transportation, the upcoming U.S. Census and the county’s Safe Driving Campaign.