BONIFAY - A bid contract for demolition on the Camp Branch project was approved by the Bonifay City Council when they met in regular session February 11.
2H&V Construction was awarded the demolition project contingent on Florida Department of Transportation approval of the bid packet. With a bid of $132,285 the company will tear down buildings located at 309 South Waukesha Street as part of a drainage project funded by FEMA for A $4 million. FDOT is providing matching funds on behalf of the city.
In other business, qualifying dates have been set for three seats on the council. Seat one is currently held by Travis Cook, Seat three is held by Roger Brooks and the Mayoral seat is held my James "Eddie" Sims.
Qualifying is set for 8 a.m. March 4 through 4 p.m. on March 8. Election date is set at 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 26.
Also at the meeting, resident Keith Stoker came before the council in regards to a home on Clifford Street that burned and has fallen even further into disrepair. Stoker queried about code enforcement and what could be done about the state of the home and property. The council advised that Code Enforcement would be looking into the property to determine what could be done and how to resolve the issue.
Bonifay City Council will meet again in regular session at 6 p.m. on February 25.