Public Works

The former Public Works Department building is located at 515 S. Fourth St.

The demolition of the former Public Works building is a step closer to reality.

At its June 11 meeting, the Common Council approved allowing True North Consultants to conduct studies about the environmental impact the demolition would have, including testing for asbestos, lead-based paint and hazardous materials inventory.

The consultants will also provide bid specifications for demolition of the buildings, which does not include the power plant building.

The plans would need to be approved by the council before demolition could occur, and it’ll be almost a month before the studies can be completed.

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