Good news! West Vincent Township finally put up the last two
township meeting videos. I was starting to wonder what was going
on. A few weeks ago I promised to wrap up my series on
Blackhorse Road and coincidently the video of December 28 gives
some final numbers courtesy of one of the people in the
audience. In brief, it is this:
The former Roadmaster estimated $75,000 (if
performed with the road crew and D&L Construction).
Outside bidding was $150,000.
Actual cost (not including the Road crew salaries and operating
expenses was $171,000.
The financial OVERRUN after adding in the Road crew costs will
There are still issues with the job. Here is the video: https://youtu.be/bfLSAr2Us-M?t=969
You only need to watch about 90 seconds.
At the same meeting, there is a resident addressing the boulder
subject in the Bartlett Road Right of Way. This is done right in
front of the property owner, the (former)Township Attorney yet
no one uses his name. Very odd. Here is the video:
What will be done about this? Will the road crew remove the
boulders with snow plows if there is ever any snow this winter?
Who is responsible for damage to a car if the rocks get hit? The
landowner for installing them or the Roadmaster/Township for
allowing them to stay now that it is public knowledge? The video
says the Township has looked at the situation, now two weeks
have passed. Was that the old administration or the new
administration that reviewed the problem? I hope this gets
cleared up before someone is hurt.
Remember, there is a BOS meeting tonight, at 7 pm. You are
welcome to attend.
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