Jay concerned over cost of park rebuild

Mayor, council voice concerns over funds

Although the Jay Town Council took no action at Monday night’s meeting, Mayor Shon Owens expressed concern that the town of Jay is struggling to have enough money to complete the park renovation after David Tillar with Dewberry Engineering presented a color-coded schematic that offered the council park drawings showing a base bid with several bid options, implying that even with $8.4 million, there may or may not be enough money to cover everything in the drawings, depending on how much the construction bids will be.

When Bray-Hendricks Park was demolished close to two years ago, the town...

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