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St. Hedwig one step closer to starting road projects




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October 9, 2013 | 1,709 views | 1 comment

The St. Hedwig City Council is requesting qualifications from engineers to assist St. Hedwig with repairs to some of its roads. This follows a unanimous vote during the Oct. 3 meeting of the council.

Councilman Francisco Arevalo said the city would advertise its intentions to solicit requests in the Oct. 9 edition of the Wilson County News and that interested parties have until Oct. 31 to furnish their qualifications. The city plans for the engineer to evaluate and recommend the best course of action for:

•East Lupon Road

•East Gable Road

•North Gable Road

•Gable Road

•Mergele Road (including a portion inside the Wilson County line).

Arevalo said the engineer also will be responsible for hiring contractors to perform repairs to those roads.

Mayor Pro Tem Dwayne Padalecki said that the city endeavors to patch and level each road and to skim the bar ditches of debris and overgrowth. Once those roads are complete, he said the council is considering drawing from the city’s reserves to perform repairs to another group of thoroughfares.

In other business, the council voted to hire Chris Respondek to fill a vacancy in its maintenance department.


St. Hedwig City Council meeting Oct. 3

In attendance: Mayor Pro Tem Dwayne Padalecki, and councilmen Walter Wyrwich, Susann Baker, and Francisco Arevalo; City Secretary Barbara Pawelek and Chief Larry Padalecki of the St. Hedwig Volunteer Fire Department.
 

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Holding them accountable  
St. Hedwig  
October 9, 2013 3:31pm
 
Council should NOT "draw from the reserves" to work on roads. The main reason a council starts down this path is because, while they were originally elected to represent the citizens, the citizens do not continue ... More ›

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