Barney Dodd with the Amphitheater Improvement Board advised that fundraising efforts for Amphitheater Improvements have totaled over $510,000. Funds that have contributed to this amount are from the hotel motel tax, SM Energy, Dora Roberts foundation, and interest accrued. After making 2 payments to KDC associates, there is still over $445,000 available in the fund, and there are 17 grants still pending.
Kelly Cook with KDC Associates presented an updated plan for meeting ADA standards and developing a perimeter fence. He noted that the estimated cost to complete Phase I of this project would be approximately $375,000.
The following bids were awarded:
Sewer truck for the Distribution and Collection Dept. awarded to Heil of Texas, $345,065 ($40,136.16 under budget).
Splash Pad Project at Russ McEwen Aquatic Center awarded to SplashPads USA, Inc., not to exceed $224,000.
Ten Police Dept. vehicles awarded to Freedom Chevrolet, $306,000 and up-fitting awarded to Cap Fleet for $177,357.60. Total amount is $483,357.60 and comes in $102,092.40 under budget.