Sewer contract flushed

City terminates engineering contract, will look for new wastewater engineer

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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After twoand-one-half hours of intense discussion, the Gravette City Council last Tuesday night voted to terminate the city’s contract with a Fayetteville engineering firm which had been hired to engineer a sewer project.

The vote, 5 to 1 in favor of the action, culminated several months of discussion with Mc-Goodwin, Williams and Yates, the firm which has been working on the project for the past three years.

Council members Jimmy Denver, Melissa Smith, John Rambadt, Tena Crose andLarry Stidham voted in favor of the action. Former mayor and present council member Bill Howard was opposed.

The special meeting was the result of an action taken a week earlier when the council had approved the action by a similar vote ...


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