SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Public Works Director Gerald Burgy reported that construction of a new fire station on Weberwood Drive is "moving along good" at the South Charleston City Council meeting Thursday evening.
"We want to finish the outside in good weather, then do inside work when the fall rains come," he said.
Completion for Fire Station No. 3 is scheduled for early 2014.
The city also approved the purchase of two properties located at 321 and 323 Fourth Ave. at a cost of $250,000 for the construction of another new fire station.
The city approved construction of a pro shop at Little Creek Golf Course at an estimated cost of $221,000.
Council also approved the $63,000 purchase of 316 Highland Ave., where they intend to build housing.
In preparation for winter weather, the city approved the purchase of $109,300 of salt from North American Salt, who provided the lowest bid.
"All these expenditures will not be made all at once," Mayor Frank Mullens said. "These things will take a period of time and all this money will not [be] spent tomorrow."