By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor
At its Dec. 13 regular meeting, the Marquette City Council selected Delta 3 Engineering, of Platteville, to complete plans and oversee bidding and construction for an emergency evacuation route off the bench, at a cost of $24,950.
The council received proposals for the project several months ago, but chose to take more time to consider researching and planning a route. It also needed to wait until the leaves were off the trees, so a survey could more easily be performed.
“I’d like to have that [the survey] done before spring, before the leaves, so we can start the route,” said councilwoman Cindy Halvorson.