In attendance: Nick Gove, Superintendent of Mount Hood and Parks
On discussion Alderman Infurna says that Mr. Gove
is here and perhaps he
could provide the committee with some information.
says there is currently a contract out to bid to renovate all the Victorian lights which will include new optics, louver assemblies, and bulbs.
says that is his
Alderman Conn asks if the documents are in-house.
says yes.Alderman Conn asks if the project will be made available to bid.
Alderman Boisselle asks if the renovation will incorporate flower baskets.
says yes.Alderman Boisselle asks if a particular group of people will be watering them.
says the program will be similar to adopt-a-site.
Alderman Forbes says there is another safety issue.
Many people walk on Main Street.
asks what good are beautiful lights when people trip on the tree grates.
says the grates are being worked on and several have already been removed.
Alderman Seaboyer asks if all of the globes will be replaced as well as rewiring the poles.
Alderman Seaboyer asks if the surplus globes will be retained in case of vandalism.
says it makes sense to purchase extras.
Alderman Seaboyer asks if any old parts will be retained.
says they are the City's to keep.
If there is any value in them he'll keep them.
Alderman Wright asks if all the existing Victorian lighting is included in the project.
says yes; there are 41 double luminary poles in the downtown area and an additional 25 on Wyoming and Berwick Streets.
One pole that was knocked down in an accident will be replaced.