County Commission approves award in airport project

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SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Commission approved an award of the Snow Removal Equipment Acquisition project for the Sheridan County Airport to a Wisconsin company during its regular session board meeting Tuesday. 

M-B Companies, Inc. submitted the lowest bid for the project at $525,945, which was just below the estimate for the project at $577,500. 

Airport manager John Stopka said that the Federal Aviation Administration’s share of the project is 93.75 percent, the state’s share is 3.75 percent and the airport’s share, or local match, is 2.5 percent. He said that with funding issues in this year’s legislative session, the airport’s share may increase to 6.25 percent if that state can’t fund a grant for its share. 

Stopka said if that happens it won’t be a problem to budget for the increased cost. 

By |February 22nd, 2017|

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Chelsea Coli joined The Sheridan Press in October 2016 as the county government, business and outdoors reporter. Coli has a master’s in journalism from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Before moving to Wyoming, Coli taught English through the LADO International Institute and worked as an intern and copywriter for Ruby Studio in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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