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Phinney calls for dismissal of senior town staff as Sackville councillors debate future of flood control project

In a 6-2 vote Monday, Sackville Town Council approved applying for more money to complete Phase III of the Lorne Street flood control project at a cost to the town of between $1.24 and $1.52 million. If the application is … Continue reading

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More contaminated soil found at Sackville flood project; clean-up costs rise to $500k

Sackville Town Councillors were summoned to a special meeting at noon on Monday where they were asked to approve spending another $125,000 to dispose of 5,000 more tonnes of contaminated soil discovered last week during the excavation of a flood … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors award $1.9 million flood control contract, but Phinney votes no

The final tally was 5-1 as a majority of   Sackville councillors voted Monday night to award a contract worth $1,985,499.58 to Birch Hill Construction Ltd. of Moncton. Birch Hill was the lowest of six bidders on a project to … Continue reading

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Former deputy mayor seeks apology for town manager’s ‘rude’ behaviour

Mayor John Higham has defended a senior town manager who apparently told two Sackville residents they could not speak with an engineering consultant about the Lorne Street flood control project unless they were willing to pay for his time. The … Continue reading

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Consultant outlines short-term flood control plan, but says Sackville will need to do more

A consultant with Crandall Engineering of Moncton suggests the construction of two large stormwater retention ponds east of Lorne Street will be crucial for long-term flood prevention in downtown Sackville. During a presentation to town council on Tuesday evening, Pierre … Continue reading

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Engineering firm will be paid an extra $105k to redesign Sackville flood control project

Sackville Town Council has authorized Crandall Engineering of Moncton to redesign the second phase of the Lorne Street flood control project at an additional cost of $105,000. Crandall’s initial designs had to be scrapped after bids on the project came … Continue reading

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Evans ‘gobsmacked’ by Lorne St. flood control costs

Sackville Town Councillor Bill Evans says he’s “gobsmacked” by the news that the second phase of the town’s Lorne Street flood control project could cost nearly $6 million, twice as much as the $2.9 million in federal, provincial and municipal … Continue reading

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