By Melissa Huber, I-O Reporter
It was fiesta time at last week’s Chamber After Hours event hosted by the Pondera Village Shopping Center. The evening’s menu consisted of beef tacos, chicken fajitas, coconut mango slaw, spicy shrimp tacos, chips and fresh made salsa from Gary and Leo’s IGA, various vegetables and fruits, dessert, and a selection of drinks to choose from.
Chamber of Commerce President Gerald Miller opened the evening by thanking the hosts and inviting everyone to eat and enjoy themselves. Tables were set up in the north side area of the Shopping Center, and businesses from that end had doors thrown wide open in invitation. Music fitting of the night’s theme drifted out from the rooms as business owners and chamber members mingled.
On a motion by Councilman Drew Lesnik and a second by Karla Breding, the council moved to let a bid of $599,904.05 toward the base bid and Alternates A/B for the TSEP Water Main Project to Johnson Excavation.
The bid also included authorizing a notice to proceed. KJL Engineering also recommended awarded the bid to Johnson Excavating.
By Buck Traxler, I-O Editor
The primary election is now a thing of the past, and it’s a small reprieve for voters until the General Election in November draws near.
For the most part voters were glad the primary was over. This had to be one of the nastiest campaigns run—both for Democrast and Republicans.