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City to reject aquatic center bids; all exceeded budget by more than $1M

TUPELO — The city will reject bids from companies hoping to build Tupelo’s new indoor aquatic center because all exceeded budget by at least $1.4 million. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports six companies submitted bids for the project, which will put a 45,000-square-foot complex at Veterans Park. Bids ranged from $13.4 million to $15.2 million. The facility’s projected price ...

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City accepting bids to construct $11.3M aquatic center

TUPELO — The city of Tupelo has issued a call for bids on the estimated $11.3 million indoor aquatic center. Companies have until May 1 to submit proposals. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports construction could start by July if the city can pick a general contractor this spring. Construction is expected to take 14 months with the opening by ...

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Council approves construction of aquatic center

TUPELO — Officials in Tupelo have approved construction of a proposed $11.3-million indoor aquatic facility at Veterans Park. City Council members voted 5-2 yesterday in favor of the measure, which launches the project into the next phase. Architects will spend several months finalizing details on the proposed facility before soliciting bids for its construction. Tupelo Parks and Recreation Director Don ...

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