Meeting: Ferdinand Town Council

The Ferdinand Town Council met in a special meeting Friday and:

• Opened bids for the Old Town Lake Trail project. The town received two bids, one from Seufert Construction of Ferdinand and one from Jasper Lumber of Jasper. The bids were taken under advisement for review by the park board. The council will make a final decision at its March meeting, set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at town hall, 2065 Main St.

• Approved a quote from Best Equipment Company of Indianapolis for a trash truck for $143,657.50. The town plans to lease the truck for three years. Clerk-Treasurer Tammy Miller will review possible lease agreements and make a recommendation to the council.

• Approved replacing the three back windows in the building on Third Street near the Ferdinand Fire Department that the town bought to convert into sleeping quarters for emergency responders. Keusch Glass of Jasper will complete the work for $1,310.

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