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Upgrades: Willmar City Council OKs agreement for Auditorium lead mediation, asbestos removal


WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council Monday night approved a staff-recommended $208,500 agreement with ECCO of Hastings to remediate lead contamination and remove asbestos pipe wrapping in the historic City Auditorium.

City-Clerk Treasurer Kevin Halliday said the council budgeted $250,000 in the 2014 capital improvement program to pay for the work. The ECCO bid was the lowest of four bids submitted by four contractors and opened by city staff July 28.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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