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Monday July 25th, 2016

Posted at 2:00pm

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Tecumseh Town Council will be asked to approve $267,000 in repairs and renovations to town owned buildings in 2016.

The Golden Age Community Centre will see repair work to the existing roofing system at a cost of $81,000.

The Lacasse Park baseball building will see the existing double wooden doors that are 25 years old replaced with metal doors and frames, which will provide better security and reduce overall maintenance at a cost of $5,000.

The Lacasse Park baseball washroom will see the concrete block washroom entrance replaced. Currently the washroom entrance is only accessible from the Park and users of the fenced in ball diamond have to go through a locked gate to get to the washrooms. The entrance is to be modified to
only allow direct access from the ball diamond and prohibit access from the park for a cost if $5,000.

The former pro shop at Lakewood Park will see $10,000 in exterior work including new soffit, metal fascia and gable siding. Currently the building has weather wood fascia, plywood gable ends and no soffits. This improvements will improve the overall appearance of the building and reduce maintenance.

The town’s OPP station will see repairs to the roof and the mechanical units be replaced with more energy efficient units and that the ductwork is balanced to improve airflow. Existing flooring and some interior painting is worn and stained and needs to be replaced for a total cost of $142,000.

The St. Mary’s Parks equipment building will be torn down and replaced. Town officials note that the age of the building is unknown, and that all of the building components in this building have reached their assigned lifecycle. The current equipment door opening is too small to safely accommodate the tractor. The new building will cost $20,000.

The Cada Library will see $4,00 worth of brick repairs.

Town council votes for the approval of these projects on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016.

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