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Wakefield notes adjustments in Phase 1 Water Project

By Damiian Lang

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Wakefield City Council members approved on Tuesday an amount not to exceed $100,000 for curb, gutter and sidewalk improvements.

The action is contingent upon Project Engineer Chris Holmes of U.P. Engineers and Architects submitting a formal change order.

In a related background report, City Manager Robert Brown Jr. said the project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture has undergone ongoing changes since planning began in 2019.

Tuesday’s council action was in response to yet another unexpected development.

Brown said in his report that “it was dis...