Watertown City Council discusses street repair budget at Monday night meeting  (Audio)

March 21, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–As spring arrives, so does pothole season in Watertown, and it was a topic of discussion at Monday night’s city council meeting.

Councilman Mike Danforth wanted to know exactly how much the city will be spending on street improvements this year…..

City Manager Amanda Mack….

Danforth knows the street repair budget is increasing by a few million dollars…

Public Works Director Heath VonEye…

City Finance Officer Kristen Bobzien came up with some specific numbers…

The conversation on street budgets emerged as the council considered, and approved, a $673,000 bid from J & J Earthworks to repave 12th Avenue Northeast from 11th Street to 19th Street.