Council decision to follow:
Tekoa will open bids for building demolition
November 14, 2019
Tekoa city council has set a bid opening for Nov. 18, for proposals from small-works contractors to tear down the Cohn Motors building – the red-brick former auto dealership whose roof caved in by snow in January 2017.
Tekoa Mayor Troy Wilson reported Nov. 11 that one bid has been received.
“The council will have some tough decisions in the coming months,” Wilson said.
Kynda Browning, Tekoa city clerk, made calls Nov. 5 to the town's small works roster to invite bids.
Whitman County Superior Court ruled Oct. 9 that the city – which does not own the damaged building – has the ri...