Local government, Special Reports

Engineering costs for Nyssa project jump with belated contract change

Brad Baird, president of Anderson Perry & Associates, said in an earlier meeting that a change to his company's contract for work on the reload center was being drafted, and should have been done earlier. (ANGIE SILLONIS/Special to the Enterprise)

The board of Malheur County Development Corp., which is managing the Treasure Valley Reload Center, last week approved a revised contract to award $1.8 million to its engineering firm – after much of that public money had been spent.

And the directors acted after the president of the engineering firm suggested his company’s . . .