Agreements for road work, flood study get council OKs

All three of the professional services agreements on Monday evening’s Worthington City Council were approved during the meeting.

An agreement pertaining to the reconstruction off Second Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street was approved for an amount not to exceed $88,500. Bolton and Menk will provide preliminary design services.

An agreement involving the reconstruction of Third and Fourth avenues from Ninth Street to 11th Street was also approved for an amount not to exceed $250,000. Bolton and Menk will also provide preliminary design services on that project.

The third agreement approved Monday pertains to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency flood study that will locate areas in need of improvement and determine solutions available to improve or resolve flooding issues. A majority of the funding for the study will come from the MPCA. Short Elliot Hendrickson will provide services in the amount of $60,000.


In additional matters Monday, the council directed Worthington Director of Public Safety Troy Appel to implement the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Toward Zero Deaths grant. The grant includes reimbursement for police overtime during certain period and focuses on an enforcement of traffic safety and impaired driving.


Worthington Police Officer Ryan Golombiecki also took his officer oath during Monday’s meeting.


Council members approved the purchase from Midwest Alarms of three exterior cameras for the Worthington Event Center in the amount of $9,238.32.


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