Councilman Mark Luft praised the deal, namely the only 5 percent of overall costs the city will pay.
“Believe it or not, it does belong to the city … we need to keep pride in it,” Luft said. “… I see absolutely no reason why we shouldn’t jump on $300,000 worth of work for $16,000.”
“We’re utilizing the federal funding to take a large operational expense basically off the books,” Stambaugh said. “The LED lighting is far more efficient to run in terms of energy consumption, but it’s also far more efficient in terms of maintenance.”
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