Bids were solicited for completion of the renovation and remodeling project at the community center in Conrad on Virginia St.
Pheasant Run Builders out of Great Falls submitted the only bid
The base bid was for $650,000 with four deductive alternates.
The first was for $64,490 for an asphalt parking lot. The second was concrete curbing and flatwork for $6,473. The third was $43,916 for floor finishes for the entire project, and the fourth was for $26,268 for wall tape and paint for the entire project.
An additional alternate bid was for a fire alarm system for $18,004.
The commissioners took the bid under advisement for discussion.
HERE HE COMES — Gerald Miller hustles a candle wreath Christmas ornament from the trailer to the cherry picker on Saturday morning. Miller has been putting up street decorations for 10 years now. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
Saturday the annual Chamber Area of Commerce Christmas Stroll helps kick in the Holiday Season.
Check out the CofC ad on page 12 of this week's I-O for another time-line of events.
Not in the ad is the opening of a new business on Main St. in the former Dollar Store, 412 S. Main Street, at 5 p.m. The new owners of Creative Addictions are Melody Campbell and Kit Finlayson.
Stop by and check it out and say, “Howdy!”
And, there is something a little different going on with the Christmas Tree Auction.
HOME HEALTH CREW — From front to back are Jamyne Richardson, Val Elings, Mary Johns, Gloria Griggs, Krista Keiper, Janette VanLuchene and Laura Erickson. The local Home Health crew was recently ranked in the 90th percentile nationally. Photo courtesy of Lisa Hanson, PMC
Mary Johns, RN, Pondera Medical Center’s Home Health manager, received notification from the RN Project Coordinator with the Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) national campaign that the home health agency is ranked in the 90th percentile across the nation for their low acute care hospitalization rates and their oral medication management rates.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) contracts with the West Virginia Medical Institute and Quality Insights to facilitate this national initiative to improve home health quality.
The Pondera Home Health Agency (PHHA) is one of over 7,000 home health agencies across the nation that participates in this campaign.
By participating, PHHA is demonstrating their commitment to quality and improved patient care to their referral sources and the entire community served by the agency.