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Mercer board approves building improvements


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MERCER, Wis. — The Town of Mercer Board of Supervisors approved a new snowplow loan, bids for roof and siding, and a mowing contract at its regular meeting Thursday.

There were 32 people who attended the virtual meeting via GoToMeeting. This is the third public meeting that the board has held since the Wisconsin Attorney General’s office said the format would not violate open meeting laws during the coronavirus shutdown order.

The board 5-0 approved an $8,844 bid for a roof replacement for Mercer Fire Station No. 2. The bid, which went to C...