A washroom building will be constructed in the Garnett Family Park at the Heritage Hills development near Okanagan Falls. (Image courtesy of the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen)

A washroom building will be constructed in the Garnett Family Park at the Heritage Hills development near Okanagan Falls. (Image courtesy of the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen)

Contract awarded to build washroom in Garnett Family Park

Bid accepted for facility at park in Heritage Hills/Lakeshore Highlands area

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has awarded a contract to build a public washroom at the Garnett Family Park.

Plan B Contractors was awarded the contract for $96,000, including GST. The bid was the lowest of three bids received by the regional district.

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The park is on the east side of Skaha Lake, at 176 Chadwell Pl. in the Heritage Hills/Lakeshore Highlands Community Association.

The park has been under development since 2018.

The project is for a facility with two accessible washrooms and a mechanical room.

The RDOS had set a budget for the project at $100,000, with the two unaccepted bids coming in over that amount.

Greyback Construction’s estimated cost came in $141,735 and Sterling Okanagan Builders estimate was $126,566.70.

Funding will come from the Electoral Area D Community Gas Tax funding through the Okanagan Falls Parks and Recreation Project.

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