Fulton County Signs Off On Fayette Road Project; Seeks Funds For Airport Projects

Fulton County has signed a contract with Gerken Paving in regard to a road improvement project in Fayette.

The contract is for widening and reconstructing East Industrial Parkway through a CDBG revolving loan fund project. The cost is slightly more than $624,000. The project’s designer and engineer is Arcadis, U.S. According to the contract, the work must be substantially completed by Oct. 30 and ready for final payment on or before Nov. 30.

The county has requested $75,050 from the state to cover 95 percent of the cost for installing obstruction lights at the Fulton County Airport. The county is also requesting $23,750 for L-807 Wind Cone rehabilitation. The local share for the lights project is $3,950. The cone project’s local share is $1,250. The lights will be installed on existing poles for Runway 9 and new poles for Runway 36. The lights will help identify obstructions for both runways, county documents show. Documents show four lights requested at $15,000 apiece. The airport sees more than 22,000 operations annually.

In other news:
– The Dog Warden report for the week ending April 15 shows five dogs were redeemed and the office collected $50 in licenses and fees.

– The county approved an amended lease with the Board of Developmental Disabilities where the county will pay for water, sewer, natural gas and electricity through Dec. 31.

– The county approved new leases with the Ohio Department of Public Safety for the state to rent space with the county for a deputy registrar. The space occupied will be 1,407 square feet at a cost of $12,663 per year. The lease is renewable every two years.

– Another lease with ODPS is for a Drivers Exam Station for 717 square feet at $6,453 per year. The lease is renewable every two years.

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