Invermere council voted to renew several municipal contracts during its most recent council meeting.

Council members, during their Tuesday, November 25th meeting, awarded the district’s sanitary and story sewer flushing contract for the next five years to Newalta for $468,000 plus tax; the district’s janitorial cleaning and services contract for the next five years to Bellows Property Services for $448,064 including tax; and the district’s contract for solid waste and recycling to Southeast Contracting Ltd. For $41.75 per year per resident for curbside garbage collection, $18.75 per year per resident for recycling collection and $4.92 per cubic yard of garbage bin for garbage bin collection services.

Bellows Property Service has done the district’s janitorial and cleaning services work for the past 15 years and councillors and district staff remarked during discussion on the contracts, that the work done by Bellows represents excellent value for money.