Sara Kirkley, with NTV, talked with John Collins, Public Works Director, about the soggy conditions at the Nebraska State Fair.
John Collins, Public Works Directors, talks with Alex Whitney about the repairs needs to the wastewater pipe in Grand Island, Nebraska.
On Tuesday, the Grand Island City Council was presented with the transit plan for the city/county. John Collins, Public Works Director, said the Hall County had successfully run the program for 30 years, and now it has been the City’s responsibility since July 2016.
The Public Works Department will be holding an Open House on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 to get public input on the Old Potash road improvement project. John Collins, Public Works Director said this is a very large project and there are many safety concerns. Public comments on this project will be beneficial.
The Snow Removal Agreement between the City of Grand Island and Hall County worked out well during the past snow/blizzard event.
The City Council approved the Public Work’s Streets Improvement Plan. John Collins said the street improvement projects scheduled for 2018 include the Highway 281 project underway by the Nebraska Department of Roads, the Stolley Park Road reconfiguration, work on the Sycamore Street underpass, improvements to 13th Street from North Road to Diers Avenue, and improvements to Old Potash Highway.