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Soil issues adding costs to city projects

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Soil problems are costing the city extra money and slowing down the construction of the new city hall and police station.

The City Commission approved a change order Monday night after consultants said a change to the foundation of the city hall addition was needed to combat underlying sand that could not be dried.

YHR Architects said Monday that an extra sheet piling would be needed to support the footings of a planned underground parking unit.

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