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It was a no-brainer for Lamesa City Council members Tuesday night to approve possible engineers the city can utilize for a future waterline project.Council members were surprised at the rising cost of administrative services for proposed city waterline projects. Only one bidder, Public Management, Inc. of Houston, submitted a $48,000 bid to handle project administration. “I do recommend approval,” said City Manager Joe Hines. “I’m not happy with it. I was not expecting that cost to be that high. Everything is going up exponentially.”The mayor agreed with the unexpected price.“I’m shocked by it,” Mayor Josh Stevens said. “They do do ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331