Jackson aldermen approve contract for electrical upgrade

Tuesday, May 18, 2004

The Jackson Board of Aldermen Monday night approved a $184,000 contract to Powerline Consultants LLC, of Farmington, Mo., for an electrical upgrade in the central part of town.

The Jackson director of electric utilities, Don Schuette, said the project will replace some of the older circuits in uptown Jackson, as well as the residential areas to the west and north of the city park.

"We're getting rid of some of the older circuits and providing more reliability," he said. "This will also provide more flexibility during emergency power outages."

In other action, the board:

Authorized the use of outside loud speakers at Jackson Tire Center from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 12 for customer appreciation day.

Authorized a master services agreement with Smith & Co. of Poplar Bluff, Mo., in regard to providing engineering services for the city.

Approved a minor plat of Parkside Square Subdivision as submitted by The Maevers Family Limited Partnership II.

Established no parking on Donna Drive.

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