The construction plans for the Culver Beach Lodge are now
complete. The project is ready to go to
bid, according to Town Manager Jonathan Leist.
“They’re posted online for any interested bidders,” commented Leist. “The bid opening is scheduled for March 28. Anyone interested must submit a bid by 10:30 a.m. on the 28th. Steve Park is our architect on that and has some concern about trying to attract multiple bidders to it. It’s kind of a project that’s in the middle zone where it’s too small for the larger contractors, but kind of too bid for some of the smaller, local ones.”
The bids will be taken under advisement at the March 28 bid
opening meeting to be discussed further at the April 9 Culver Town Council
Leist said the Culver Beach Lodge project is part of the
Stellar Communities Designation program plans that were approved for the Town
of Culver with funding
from the state.
The Culver Beach Lodge will undergo a major renovation with
new plumbing, restroom fixtures, and electrical updates. The main floor will also under go a major
facelift with an addition on the street side to allow for a new staircase and
The project is anticipated to begin this spring with plans
to work around the summer schedule at the Culver Town
Park with completion in
The Starke County Commissioners will open bids for the replacement of the elevator in the Starke County Courthouse today. The county was awarded a grant to conduct the work, but getting bids for the project has been a challenge.
The Culver Town Council members will open bids for the Sand Hill Farms workforce housing development project in March.
Culver Town Manager Jonathan Leist explained to the council members last week that Engineer Mark Sullivan will have design plans ready for bidders on Wednesday, Feb. 28. A notice will be published so bidders have time to get them in by the deadline.
Knox Board of Public Works members will be opening bids during a special meeting today at 9 a.m.
The bids are for demolition work on the blighted structure at 202 N Pearl Street. At the last city council meeting, Mayor Dennis Estok mentioned that the house on Pearl Street will be the 13th disheveled structure taken care of through Bligh Elimination Program. Continue reading →