City of Campbell River to spend $200,000 on installing pre-fab washroom downtown

Published in Campbell River Mirror

Toilet is designed to discourage vagrancy, withstand and deter vandalism and be easier to maintain.

The City of Campbell River is hoping a fancy new public toilet designed to discourage vagrancy, withstand and deter vandalism and be easier to maintain and service will be the answer they’ve been looking for in cleaning up the issue of downtown public bathroom facilities.

So much so that they’re spending $200,000 on it.

The city awarded the contract for the new bathroom facility on Monday to Madden Fabrication – the makers of the Portland Loo – for $161,209.78, with the remainder of the $200,000 budget set aside for its installation.The city did receive a bid for a new bathroom facility from another company, RecTec Industries, for only $67,324, but that bid didn’t meet the needs of the city, according to development services manager Kevin Brooks.

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