Banks, City Council, Government

Signs, signs, signs

The current city of Banks sign on Highway 6. Photo: Brenda Schaffer

BANKS - The Banks City Council plans to hold a public hearing August 11 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss a resolution granting an exemption from the city holding a public bidding process in awarding a $56,000 contract to construct a new entry-way sign that says “Welcome to Banks” at the city limits. 

Banks plans to award the contract “not to exceed $20,000” to locally-based Five Star Builders, Inc., a general contracting company founded in 1993, according to a city press release.

A recording of the May city council meeting says Five Star Builders plans to donate $36,000 to the project. City leaders say the $20,000 Banks will need to spend on the project is low enough that it does not meet . . .

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