City Considering Clock Tower Repair Tuesday
By Jacob Mathias
The city’s iconic clock tower is in need of some repair.
Repairs needed for to the Clock and Bell Tower at Mead Rapids View Park are up for approval by the city’s Finance and Property Committee at its meeting on November 3. Repairs and costs were researched by the city’s Clock and Bell Tower Committee.
Fixes needed include repairs, cleaning and restoration of the clock and its inner workings by the Minneapolis-based Mechanical Watch Supply, LLC. at a cost of $31,500. Recaulking of the clock tower by the Advance Cast Stone Company of Random Lake, Wis., is also needed at a cost of $6,500.
Funds for the repairs will be provided by a grant from the Mead Witter Foundation.
The Finance and Property Committee meets in the first floor conference room of City Hall at 5:00 PM on November 3. The meeting is open to the public.