Thursday, February 28, 2013
With costs for Splash Station mounting, board members decided that accepting a bid to begin construction on the other two parks was unwise.
At Wednesday night's meeting, the Wentzville Board of Aldermen voted to reject all the bidders—including the bidder recommended by staff—for the grading work that would have begun construction on Heartland Park and Peruque Valley Park. Read more: Gundaker Asks Board to Reconsider Construction Bids for Peruque Valley, Heartland Parks Board President Rick Stokes led the discussion after Mayor Nick Guccione recused himself because he was related to one of the bidders. Stokes said, "The mayor and I have discussed our concern in light of current progress at Splash Station close to exceeding contingency, whether it made sense to commit going forward with two additional parks." Interim city public works director Doug Lee told the board that the …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The board voted to remove the item from the agenda, saying that more information was needed.
At the Wednesday night Board of Aldermen meeting, representatives from Gundaker Commercial Construction spoke during public comment time about their bid for construction services for Wentzville's two new parks, Peruque Valley and Heartland. The item had been removed from the agenda earlier in the meeting, with board members citing a need for further information before making a decision. Mike Seidel, the senior vice president for Gundaker Commercial Construction, asked if he could hand out a packet to the board, but he was stopped by Procurement Director Jerry Hillin and Interim City Administrator George Kolb, who said the bids were still considered to be under the evaluation process until the board voted. Seidel was allowed to tallk, …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Tournaments, increased league games means more families traveling, eating and even sleeping in Wentzille when the first two fields are ready for play in 2014.
Four new soccer fields will go a long way to meeting recreational needs and backlogs in the Wentzville area. When the city’s plan, Project Parks, is finished, the sports complex at Heartland Park will be a soccer mini-Mecca. But the soccer fields will do more for Wentzville than provide recreation. It also should give the city an economic kick. In his state of the city address, Mayor Paul Lambi said hotels became interested in locating in Wentzville in part because of the planned soccer fields. Phase 1, which includes two soccer fields at Heartland Park, should be completed in 2014. Marketing and Business Development Manager Larry Tucker noted that Fairfield Inn has announced it is building a hotel in Wentzville. “We can’t say their …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Several items before the board Wednesday.
The Wentzville Board of Aldermen is slated to meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wentzville City Hall. Items on the agenda include: All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered to be routine by the Board and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately. The meeting is open to the public.