By Kristi Nix
A one-year renewal for a pair of city contracts totaling more than half-a-million dollars for sidewalk repairs received a chilly reception at a recent Pearland City Council meeting.
“One of these contractors is charging us a rate that’s 56 percent higher than the other one,” Councilmember Tony Carbone said. “So, why are we warding this to two companies? What am I missing here?”