Contract awarded for Crawford Field revitalization

Contract awarded for Crawford Field revitalization.
ANDERSON – Work on converting Crawford Field for use as a slow-pitch softball diamond could be completed by June 1.
The Anderson Board of Public Works awarded the contract on Tuesday to Double Eagle Turf Management, which bid $17,200.
The second quote of $18,823 was submitted by Marschands Athletic Field Services.
Currently the slow-pitch leagues are sharing the Pulaski Park diamond with the local fast-pitch league.
In addition to use as a softball facility, Crawford Field will be used for recreational activities in the summer youth program, Community Day gatherings, by the Anderson Township Trustee Girls and Boys Club and for general recreational activities by the public.
In other business: The Board of Public Works declared as surplus property items from eight city departments that will be auctioned off this summer.
Items to be auctioned include a 1970 GM bus from Emergency Management; a 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier, two 1995 Ford pickup trucks, a 1998 Jeep Cherokee, 1999 Ford pickup truck, 2002 Ford Ranger and 2001 Buick Century from Anderson Municipal Light & Power; two 1995 Chevrolet pickup trucks, two 1996 Chevrolet pickup trucks, and a 2001 Chevrolet pickup truck from the Water Department.
The board took under advisement single bids for plumbing work at three houses through the Homeowner Rehab program of the Community Development Department.
Water Works Inc. submitted the only bid for the following properties: 1111 E. 28th St., $2,895; 2924 Walton St., $6,355; and 706 W. Fourth St., $2,052.

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