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Hempstead Village OKs $1.13M for various cleanups

The “Stop the Violence” rally will start at

The “Stop the Violence” rally will start at noon Saturday in front of Hempstead Village Hall, 99 Nichols Court. (Nov. 28, 2011) Credit: JC Cherubini

The Hempstead Village board approved four bids earlier this week totaling nearly $1.13 million to clean and replace catch basins, sewage pipelines and water mains.

The board voted during Tuesday’s meeting to accept a bid from Roadwork Ahead Inc., of Westbury, for $373,600 to clean, reconstruct and replace stormwater catch basins at various streets throughout the village.

A bid for $386,200 from Earth Repair Llc, of Manorville, was also approved. The company will clean, inspect, repair and rehabilitate sewage pipelines in several locations.

Orchid Sewer & Water Contracting Corp., of Garden City Park, won two bids. The company will replace water mains and valves for $139,875. It also received an extension of its contract for 2010-11 to replace water mains and valves for $227,525.

The board also accepted a $291,000 IMPACT IX grant, from the state’s Division of Criminal Justice Services, on behalf of the village police department. The grant will be used for law enforcement purposes.

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