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Committee Seeking Cheaper Options For Middletown Boat House

Committee Seeking Cheaper Options For Middletown Boat House

With cost estimates for a new boat house at the riverfront topping $50 million, the building committee studying the project is asking its architect to provide less expensive options to consider.

"The cost estimates came back higher than what I would have confidence the public would support for such a facility," said Councilman Gerald Daley, chairman of the committee. "The construction cost estimate was over $50 million. We've got to obviously adjust that down."

Daley said the project concept includes features suggested by residents over months of public hearings, study group sessions and other discussions. It's now necessary to review those items to...

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