Bedford Board Of Works Only Receives One Bid For Riley Pump Station Elimination

(BEDFORD) – The Bedford Board of Works only received one bid for the Riley Pump Station removal. The lone bid was received by Infrastructures Systems Inc. for a total of $1,707,000. The bids were taken under advisement to be reviewed before the Board of Works accepts the bid.

Bedford Board of Works approved a lease between Safe Haven Boxes Inc. The city will be installing a Baby Box in the near future. Duke Energy has donated towards this project.

In other business:

  • Accepted the Operation Pullover/DUI Taskforce Grant agreement between the City of Bedford and Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department. A total of $37,000 will be split between the two agencies.
  • Approved the Southern Field Subdivision on 35th Street near the Holiday Inn. 19 parcels will be turned into R-1 Housing.
  • Approved the lease agreement for four printers at Bedford City Hall. The lease agreement is in the amount of $5,014.03.
  • Approved the hiring of Bedford Police Officer Michael Bell pending the Public Employee Retirement Fund approval.
  • Approved the Corrections to the Rules and Regulations of the police department. This included uniform changes, use of beards, and executive committee of the Chief, Assistant Chief, and Chief of Police designee.
  • Approved the maintenance agreement for McIntyre Brother’s agreement to service the ten tornado sirens in the City of Bedford. The annual agreement is $2,880.
  • Approved the Bedford Fire Department Day off policy this is to bring the fire department policy in line with the City of Bedford. Bedford Fire Department had its own policy in regards to days off.