Spending and contracts
The city's board of control approved these items Friday:
Severance of $13,223 for Michael Yanek, a construction foreman in the street department who retired June 30.
A contract with the Ohio Department of Transportation for repaving these streets: Grace Street from Belmont to Fifth Avenue; westbound service road from Elm Street to Andrews Avenue; eastbound service road from Fifth Avenue to Andrews Avenue; Hayman Street from Covington Street to Fifth Avenue; and Madison Avenue from Covington Street to Fifth Avenue. The city's portion of the estimated $280,000 cost is $56,000.
A contract with the Ohio Department of Transportation for repaving U.S. Route 62 in the city. The work will include repaving sections of Canfield Road, Glenwood Avenue and Market Street from Arden Boulevard to Williamson Avenue, and Arden Boulevard from Canfield Road south to the city line. The city is to pay 20 percent of the cost, which isn't yet determined, and the city must repair or install handicap accessible curbs at intersections.
Payment of $2,679 to Utility Contracting of Youngstown for emergency repair of a sinkhole on Scott Street.
Payment of $4,988 to Marucci & amp; Gaffney Excavating of Youngstown for emergency repair of a sinkhole and manhole on Sheridan Road.
Payment of $6,968 to K.T. Lyden Construction of Youngstown to repair a sewer line at 417 E. Dewey Ave.