E-911 building close-out approved

Thursday, November 13, 2008

The Barry County E-911 Emergency Services Board approved a building close-out report and final payment for the E-911 Operations Center building project at a special meeting on Nov. 10.

The board members approved a final payment of $151,893.70 to Dalton-Killinger Construction. The last payment included a $22,500 reduction for the extra 45 days required to complete the project.

The final payment brings the total project cost to $1,721,477. The total cost includes $23,477 in change orders, which covered changes to the parking lot entryway and fencing. The change orders accounted for 1.38 percent of the total project cost.

Board Chairman Bill Shiveley stated that Dalton-Killinger has provided a bond for the Operation Center's heat pump system, which the board requested at its Oct. 27 meeting.

The board also approved an expenditure for additional radio equipment that will be purchased from Smith 2-Way. The new equipment includes three antennas and three repeaters that will be placed in Purdy, Cassville and the Big M area. The radio equipment will cost $61,449.95.

In other business, the Barry County E-911 Emergency Services Board:

* Recognized outgoing board member Jon Horner.

*Welcomed new board members Mike Redshaw and Richard Asbill.

* Elected Harold Schelin vice chairman and Asbill as secretary.

* Re-appointed Virgil Harrington, of Freedom Bank, as board treasurer.

* Scheduled the next board meeting for Jan. 26, 2009.

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