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Cost of Lavallette Water Tower Repainting Much Less Than Expected

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Lavallette water tower. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Lavallette water tower. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

The cost to repaint Lavallette’s water tower will be about half of what initial estimates for the job predicted.

The borough council on Monday approved a $776,400 contract with Brave Industrial Paint, LLC, to perform the work, which will include repainting of both the interior and exterior of the 500,000 gallon tank.

Initially, the project was estimated to have cost about $1.5 million.

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“It’s half of what we expected,” said Mayor Walter LaCicero.

The borough has also applied for state funding to defray the cost of the project. Under a state-run programs, towns with small populations but large infrastructure needs – such as a resort towns whose population swells in the summer – may qualify for funding.

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  • Bill Riley

    Maybe they should redirect some of the money they wont be spending and get the lifeguard station fixed ON TIME!! Worry about getting the money back later. I think people’s lives on the beach take priority over trying to figure whout is responsible for mold.