County to review bids for 911 shelter removal

Centre County officials have requested two weeks to review bids for the removal of 10 decommissioned 911 equipment shelters.

New shelters were installed as part of the 911 project that brought new towers and equipment to the county, criminal justice planning Director Gene Lauri said. Bid requests went out April 6 for the removal of the shelters in Benner, Walker, Curtin, Burnside, Rush, Boggs, Halfmoon and Spring townships.

Eight bids were received by Monday’s deadline, county Controller Chuck Witmer said: $16,025 from TM Perryman Excavating, of Pleasant Gap; $29,219 from John Neibauer Earthmovers Unlimited, of Kylertown; $10,250 from Tome Enterprises, of Warren; $13,000 from Pat Burns Salvage Yard and Excavating, of Bellefonte; $15,000 from JNT Enterprises, of Pasadena, Md.; $34,750 from Cramer L&C Inc., of Huntingdon; $20,674 from Ameron Construction, of State College; and $10,171.48 from Blair Excavating Company, of Tyrone.

The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved tabling the bids for two weeks at Lauri’s request.