Manistee Council can accept $978,000 bid to upgrade Quincy Streets, Cleveland

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MANISTEE – A long-awaited street improvement project could be coming to Manistee.

According to agenda documents for Tuesday’s Manistee City Council meeting, the council could take steps to approve a contract with Hallack Construction for Quincy and Cleveland Street improvements and utility upgrades.

The project includes water main replacement, sanitary sewer replacement, storm sewer upgrades and complete street reconstruction.

Two public offers were received:

• Hallack contract $978,410.50; and

• Davis Construction $1.104 million

According to meeting agenda documentsthe lowest bid exceeds the engineer’s estimate of $969,000, but remains within the project budget.

According to a memo in the meeting agenda package from Manistee Department of Public Works Director Jeff Mikula to Manistee City Manager Bill Gambill, the “best-case scenario” schedule for the project would be to begin construction in mid-summer and complete in November. .

Mikula said the intention was previously to start in early spring and finish in mid-summer, but material supply and industry issues make that goal unattainable.

Other topics on Tuesday’s agenda include:

• A public hearing on the subject of a $300,000 grant from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund to improve the North Riverwalk area of ​​Veterans Memorial Park.

The purpose of this hearing is to solicit community feedback on the grant application. The matter is also on the agenda for consideration later in the meeting.

According to a memo from the meeting package of agenda documents from Harbor Master Jeff Mikula to Gambill, “portions of the North Riverwalk are over 50 years old and functionally obsolete”.

• Council may approve a resolution requesting a $300,000 grant from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund for improvements to the North Riverwalk area of ​​Veterans Memorial Park. This would include committing $260,000 in matching funds in fiscal year 2022-23.

• The Board may also approve a resolution supporting an application for an on-site tasting room license with Third Life Brewing LLC.

At its Tuesday meeting, the Manistee City Council may approve an amended and restated Development and Reimbursement Agreement between the Manistee County Brownfields Redevelopment Authority, the City of Manistee and Manistee Lakes, LLC for the project. Joslin Cove next to the SS Town of Milwaukee Manistee on Arthur Street.

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• Council may approve an amended and restated Development and Reimbursement Agreement between the Manistee County Brownfields Redevelopment Authority, the City of Manistee and Manistee Lakes, LLC for the Joslin Cove Project adjacent to the SS Town of Milwaukee Manistee, on Arthur Street.


At the February 24 meeting, the Manistee County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority voted to approve an amended and restated Development and Reimbursement Agreement with Manistee Lakes, LLC on the Joslin Cove development.

The city is a party to the agreement as it receives a payment of $150,000 under the agreement with $100,000 remaining for the location and construction of an Arthur Street pumping station.

Tuesday’s meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Manistee Town Hall, 70 Maple Street.

Manistee Town Council Agenda Information by Arielle Breen on Scribd

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