A final payment of $959,142 has been made by the Township Committee in Freehold Township for pavement overlays and road improvements that began in 2019.
On Nov. 24, committee members authorized a final payment to Meco Inc. for work on the 2019 fall pavement overlay program and the first phase of improvements to Iron Bridge Road, as part of the 2019 municipal aid program.
The contract was originally awarded to Meco Inc. in the amount of $996,750, but it was finalized at $959,142 following a decrease in contract items. All work covered in the contract has been completed.
In other business:
• Committee members authorized a $56,255 contract for the purchase of two Kubota utility vehicles with four-wheel drive. The contract was awarded to Cherry Valley Tractor Sales, Marlton.
• Committee members made a final payment of $219,218 for upgrades to several pump stations. The payment was made to Rapid Pump and Meter Service Company Inc. The contract was awarded in 2019 and initially totaled $216,961. The increase occurred because the Elton Corner pump station required a replacement part. All work covered in the contract has been completed.
• Committee members authorized a contract for the purchase and installation of Durasafe Soft Surface Tile and an RCP Octagon Shelter Pavilion at Opatut Park, East Freehold Road. The contract was awarded to MRC Inc., Spring Lake. The company provided the surface tile at a cost of $204,413 and the pavilion for $50,893, for a total cost of $255,306.