Bids have been awarded for a new maintenance shop/fire station in Ossian.

At last week's meeting of the Ossian City Council, with the help of Construction Manager John Jenkins, the Council awarded the low bids for three separate packages: design, build and site-work to Bacon Concrete of Postville for $31,405; building and concrete to Dave's Complete Construction of Delhi, $382,516; and mechanical, electrical and plumbing to Becker Hardware, Ossian, $114,130.