City to pump another $1 million into roads, sidewalks

St. Albert will spend another $1.1 million on road, sidewalk and bus pad work without spending any more money than budgeted for 2013.

City council on Monday gave its approval for a plan to perform additional work using surplus funds in the capital budget for this year. Due to a confluence of strange factors outside the city’s control, many of its tenders have come in below budget, leading to a surplus of funds available within the capital reserves.

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