Richwood approves water plant contract
By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette
Richwood officials approved a contract for the new water treatment plant, an important first step in bringing the project forward.
At the regular village council meeting Monday evening, council voted to approve the tentative bid award contingent upon a successful approval of Ohio EPA loan financing.
The bid award went to Shinn Brothers Inc., a contractor out of Celina, for $4.6 million.
Craig Knapke, the project manager with Access Engineering, told council that the bid was the only one that came in and actually came in higher than the estimate.
“The bid was $4,670,000. It was over the estimate of $4,250,000 but wi…