East Ridge To Build Open-Air Pavilion Near City Hall

Saturday, April 21, 2018

East Ridge plans to construct an open-air pavilion that will include restrooms and a concession area near City Hall and the old McBrien School. 

It will be part of a Town Center for East Ridge at the Tombras Avenue property.

The city is also applying for a $500,000 grant to help convert Pioneer Park into a refurbished park with a splash pad.

The firm of Hefferlin and Kronenberg will draw up plans for the pavilion at a cost of $104,455. The construction cost is projected to be $1.5 million.

There were nine firms competing for the architectural contract.

Bids are set to go out in September with the project ready by next April.

Officials earlier set aside $2 million of Border Region tax funds to cover cost of the pavilion.



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