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VPD Bids Overbudget
Tuesday, 07 June 2011

June 7--  The apparent low bid to rennovate the former Winn-Dixie building for a new Vidalia police headquarters is higher than officials expected.

Bids from eight contractors were opened Tuesday afternoon at Vidalia city hall.

City manager Bill Torrance says the $1.6 million bid by Copper Construction Company of Vidalia is about a hundred thousand dollars more than the city had budgeted.  The project is being funded by sales tax collections.

The city council has a called meeting Thursday morning at eleven o'clock to consider project cutbacks or to authorize additonal funding.

Copper also submitted a low bid of $367,000 to build offices for the Mayor and council and council chambers in the complex.  It also priced a small mall area in the building at nearly $35,000.

If everything works out, the project would be completed in about nine months.

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