Kingston picks bid on amphitheater

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New bids required changes to plans for amphitheater design

By Hugh Willett

On Tuesday, April 9, the Kingston City Council voted unanimously to award the bid for construction of the Fort Southwest Point amphitheater to Skilled Services LLC.

The bid was approved at $498,330, which will be funded through a $500,000 grant provided by the state.

The city was forced to navigate a second round of bidding after all the contractors who submitted bids during the first round of bidding were over the $500,000 budget.

Reducing the bids to within budget required revisions to the original plan.

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