Township Supervisor Karl French abstained from discussion and the vote on the project as his company, French Heating and Cooling, could have its bid chosen for the project.
Expansion plans include expanding the existing 320-square-foot Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department office within the township complex, which will give officers three rooms: one for evidence and processing, one for office space, and another to be used for interviewing. It also includes tripling the township’s storage area — creating an estimated 1,088-square-foot storage room.
Township Manager Bill Cargo explained the $12,150 cost increase was due to two “significant” modifications: adding a wireless, keyless security hardware system and modifying plans for storing elections equipment.
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