Jay bids come in higher than expected

Council to re-address improvements to Bay-Hendricks Park after the bids come in higher than money available

Monday night, the Jay Council tabled the Bray-Hendricks Park renovation plans after recent bids from several different construction companies came in much higher than anticipated.

About two years ago, the park renovation was estimated to cost around $4 million. The town has $2.5 million from grants and other sources and Jay Operations Manager Eric Seib said the town is in the process of obtaining the other $1.5 million.

“We have grant opportunities of up to $1 million,” said Seib. “We just have to find cost savings in the current design to get us back to $4 million.”

Bids from Panhandle Constr...

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