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Council Scheduled to Vote on Oakdale Mall Demolition

The Oakdale City Council meets Tuesday, May 24.

The Oakdale City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on hiring a contractor to tear down the Oakdale Mall.

Five contractors bid on the proposal, and the low bid was Carl Bolander & Sons Co. with a $174,400 bid, according to a staff report to the City Council.

The city has worked with the company in the past, and staff is comfortable with the company’s experience and ability to finish on time, the staff report says.

Internal work cleaning up hazardous and regulated materials will begin in early June and the exterior demolition will begin June 15, the report says.

An event to kick off the demolition will take place at the site at 5 p.m. June 15.

The five bids on the project ranged up to $295,940, according to the report.

 Other items on the agenda for the City Council workshop and meeting Tuesday, May 24, include:

  • Discussing a .
  • Considering whether to prepare a feasibility report for residents in the 7600 block of 23rd Street and Helmo Court neighborhood who are petitioning the city for rear-yard storm sewer improvements.
  • Proclaiming June 9 Ted Zarembski Day in honor of the.
  • Considering approving a permit for outside the business.

To see the full meeting agendas, click on the PDF documents in the photo section of this article.

Randall Johnson May 23, 2011 at 11:31 AM
Go, destructors, go! I think it'd be cool if the city would orchestrate some way for residents to scavenge the things that can be easily and safely scavenged, like retaining wall bricks, maybe plate glass windows. Why trash all that, especially when it's already owned by the city?

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