Monday, June 4, 2012

Vote needed on Courthouse Lawn Repairs

 From Decatur Patch
All those festivals on the Decatur Court Square have taken a toll.

The lawn near the community bandstand has become so worn down over the years that the City of Decatur wants to budget $275,000 to renovate the area. The city commission will vote Monday night on the project.

Work would start just after July 4 and take about two months, said a memo from Deputy City Manager Hugh Saxon.

Saxon said the work would include "removal of compacted soil around the bandstand, installation of a waterproof liner, drainage system, structural soil mix, irrigation system and laying a new Bermuda turf lawn. Several declining trees will be removed and replaced with trees, shrubs and other landscape improvements."

If the commission approves, a $224,000 contract will go to Ed Castro Landscaping Inc. of Roswell. That company was the low bidder.
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