City Council approves $1 million in contracts

June 23, 1999|By DAN KULIN /Staff Writer

The Hagerstown City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday to approve more than $1 million in expenditures for items that included several insurance and street repaving contracts.

The contracts awarded include:

- $450,429 to Keller Stonebraker Insurance in Hagerstown to renew the workers' compensation insurance coverage for one year.

- $212,500 to low bidder L.W. Wolfe Enterprises Inc. in Myersville, Md., for the city's annual street resurfacing program.

- $140,902 to low bidder Keller Stonebraker Insurance Group in Hagerstown for liability insurance.

- $53,027 to low bidder Antietam Electric in Keedysville for traffic signal replacement at West Antietam and Walnut streets.

- $45,625 to David H. Martin Excavating Inc. in Chambersburg, Pa., to replace or line a sewer main that runs through the proposed City Fairgrounds. The company was the low bidder.

- $34,061 to renew a contract with Local Government Insurance Trust in Columbia, Md., for commercial property insurance.

- $30,000 to Beaver Mechanical Contractors Inc. in Hagerstown for plumbing services and boiler/burner maintenance. It was chosen over two other bidders.


- $25,414 to 3M Corp. in Washington, D.C., for inlay tape for pavement markings. The city is "piggy-backing" on a state contract.

- $12,276 to renew a contract with Wright Gardner Insurance Inc. in Hagerstown for boiler and machinery insurance.

- $11,630 to low bidder Traffic Lines Inc. in Little Silver, N.J., for thermoplastic pavement markings

- $11,500 plus expenses to the International Association of Chiefs of Police to assist in the recruitment of a new police chief.

- $10,965 to low bidder The Traffic Group in Towson, Md., for traffic consulting services.

- $10,106 to Johnson Controls Inc. in Frederick, Md., to install two water source heat pumps and rebuild another pump at Hagerstown City Police headquarters.

In two other 4-0 votes council members approved contracts for security fencing at water department facilities and new meters for the Light Department.

- $43,643 to Long Fence in Ijamsville, Md., for security fencing to go at the West End Reservoir, the R.C. Willson Water Treatment Plant and the William M. Breichner Water Treatment Plant. Long Fence was the low bidder among four companies submitting bids.

- $11,750 to National Transformer Sales in Raleigh, N.C., for watthour meters. The company's contract bid was less expensive than three others.

The Herald-Mail Articles