Painting contract awarded

COOKSTOWN District Council has appointed a contractor for the external painting of buildings and street furniture in Moneymore, at a cost of £39,645.

The successful firm, M Donaghy (Painting & Decorating) Ltd, based in Cross, Co Derry, were awarded the contract following a tendering process.

Following public advertisement of the project in August, five tenders were received.

The decision to award the contract was made at a recent council sub-committee meeting.

On the proposal of Councillor McGarvey, seconded by Councillor McFlynn, the council agreed to adopt the report and recommendation of the Director of Operational Services and to award the tender to the successful firm.