Courthouse bids come in at $6.2 million
By reworking the design and re-bidding the project, Becker County has whittled the cost of the courthouse addition to $6.2 million from original bids of about $9 million.
"I've never in my life seen a project go from $9 million to $6 million and kept the same square footage," said Commissioner Bob Bristlin, a construction contractor who serves on the county's building committee.
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