Paying off projects


Kayla Mathewson, Staff Writer

Large amounts of money were distributed at last night’s city council meeting as payments for various projects were made.

The first payment went to Eriksen Construction, for $146,199.12, which was the third payment for the 2015 Wastewater Treatment Facility improvement project.

A fourth payment of $175,746.94 was given to the 2016 Wayne Aquatic Center project. The money went to Christiansen Construction Co. LLC.

The Robert Weohler & Sons Construction Inc. received $99,912.12 to start the Grainland Road water and sewer extension project.

A $5,000 grant was given to the Wayne Area Economic Development for potential projects and semi-annual reports. It was recommended by the LB840 Sales Tax Advisory Committee.

After debate at the last two meetings, the council approved the allowance of having one-hour parking on E. 2nd Street east to Logan Street.