Tower talk yields no consensus
Adams County Commissioners and County Attorney Mark Burry revisited discussions surrounding the possible construction of a telecommunications tower during Monday’s regular weekly meeting.
Last April the commissioners accepted bids for the construction of a 180-foot tower to accommodate and upgrade the county’s 911 and sheriff’s dispatch communications system, which is prone to dead zones and areas with severe interference problems with other communication devices.
Three firms submitted bids for the tower construction, with all three exceeding the $75,000 commissioners had set aside for the project. Two of the bids followed parameters set forth in the project description, while a third submitted an alternative proposal for the commissioners to consider.
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