Pateros council discusses Relight Project, awards irrigation contract


The Smoker Marchand spearfisherman sculpture is now on site at the Memorials to the Methow Park and ready for dedication ceremonies at noon, May 27.
“In general, the downtown will have 70 watt fixtures and the residential area will have 40 watt fixtures,” said Wilson. “The exceptions are at Peninsula Park, Methow Boat Launch, and the light at the top of Chris Street that lights the elementary school parking lot.”

Pateros – The city’s Relight Project was one of the principal topics of discussion at the regular monthly meeting of the Pateros City Council last Monday, May 15.
City administrator, Jord Wilson reported that he has been working with Pateros School, Okanogan County PUD and planner Kurt Danison on the retrofit.
“In general, the downtown will have 70 watt fixtures and the residential area will have 40 watt fixtures,” said Wilson. “The exceptions are at Peninsula Park, Methow Boat Launch, and the light at the top of Chris Street that lights the elementary school parking lot.”
Wilson said the excepted areas will use brighter 70 watt bulbs for security reasons.
City workers continue to clean up the Ives Landing site and locating key underground pipes in preparation for upcoming expansion of facilities there.  
Council awarded the cemetery irrigation installation contract to the lowest of three bidders for the work. The contract went to North Cascade Landscaping, of Brewster, whose bid of $45,046.00 was more than $25,000 below the next lowest competitor. Other bidders were Wilson & Wilson Landscaping, Pateros at $70, 703.29, and Riverview Outdoor Living, LLC, East Wenatchee, $79,021.10.
Mayor Carlene Anders was absent from Tuesday’s meeting so she could deliver a presentation on behalf of the Okanogan County Long Term Recovery Group to the 2017 National Volunteers Organization Active in Disaster (NVOAD) conference in Houston, Texas.
Council will hold a special public meeting a 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23. A public information session will begin at 5 p.m. to update residents on the latest developments of the city water project. The special meeting will also discuss the Pedersen Road project.

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