Gaul said the city had survey work performed several years ago for use in preparing the preliminary design layout. In an attempt to save some money they used the old survey for the project that was completed late last year.
The old survey caused two flat areas in elevation so Troyer Group went ahead to keep the project going and had the two areas resurveyed. The cost to them was $5,292.81.
Gaul recommended reimbursing Troyer using the Special Engineering line item. The board unanimously approved the request.
The City Engineer did not that the project finished under budget but he did not have the final number available and noted it was cost savings that caused the projects to cost less to construct.