Early Update on Road Projects for 2019

During 2017 and 2018 the remaining amount of the $9 million of bond funding from 2015 plus all pavement management and drainage funds were exhausted to complete 2.4 miles of road improvements (1.2 miles milled and paved, 1.2 miles reclaimed and paved). In addition, in 2018 pavement work was completed on the Thrall Avenue Road Reconstruction Project (1.2 miles) as the final part of construction on the $1.1 million LOTCIP funded project.

What’s Your Suffield Story?

One plan for Suffield’s 350th anniversary celebration is to republish Robert Alcorn’s book, The Biography of a Town, along with a Volume 2, which would be a compilation of Suffield stories from the last 50 years that brings us from the late 1960s, when Alcorn’s book left off, through the past 50 years to 2020. Our tentative idea is to call it 50 Stories for 50 Years.

Town Hall RFP Issued

The project to renovate the present Town Hall is moving forward, and the Request for Qualifications and Proposal was published on February 22. Actually there were two closely related RFP’s issued, one for the architectural and engineering design work (A/E) and one for a “Construction Manager at Risk” (CMR).