At their meeting June 6, the Chariton City Council approved by resolution the contract and bond for the Town Square Sidewalk Project for the Chariton square.

The council awarded the contract for the Town Square Sidewalk Project to TK Concrete, inc. of Pella at their May 2 meeting, for the total amount of $2,364,470. This amount is the total with the removal of the landscaping from the project, which will be done on a local level.

After the awarding of the contract, the next step was to approve the contract and bond for the project. Chariton City Manager Laura Liegois said the Town Square Sidewalk Project will start at the end of July 2022.

Liegois also said the completion date for this project is scheduled to be Sept. 30, 2023. “Two construction seasons are expected for this project,” Liegois said.