Selectmen plan repairs to dam


SALISBURY — The Board of Selectmen approved entering into a contract with the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the repair of the Long Pond dam at a special meeting Monday, May 9.

The Long Pond dam project has been in the works for several years, but the state’s fiscal role became uncertain during the financial crisis.

Fortunately, the firm that submitted the proposal kept the bid price the same, at $455,000.

The state will pay two thirds of the project’s cost, up to $500,000, as per the contract the selectmen authorized First Selectman Curtis Rand to sign.

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