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SPRINGFIELD – Springfield Town Council accepted a bid of $2,000 for a town-owned building at its regular meeting on Jan. 8.

The winning bid was from Cheryl Hudson, Mayor Edward Furtick reported. The only other bid submitted for the building, which is located at 381 Barnwell St., was for $1,500, which was the minimum bid the council had specified it would accept.

In the monthly financial report, Furtick noted the town paid Livingston and Company $1,725 to repair water leaks and install a sewer tap. The federal government will reimburse the town $725 for the sewer tap, the mayor said.

He said the town also paid Southern Corrosion $650 for the annual inspection of Springfield's water tank. In addition, Phillips Heating & Air was paid $1,821.87 for the installation of a dozen lights and for the replacement of duct work at Springfield Town Hall, Furtick reported.

In other business, the mayor announced the town's annual Jammin’ in January bluegrass music festival is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Springfield School. Furtick, who made the announcement in the absence of Sylvia Hiers, chair of the Springfield School Restoration and Use Board, said he didn't know the start time for the event.

Springfield Town Council's next regular meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on  Monday, Feb. 5.

Contact the writer: rbaxley37@gmail.com.

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