City will spend money to save money on Albany Utilities building

City will spend money to save money on Albany Utilities building
City leaders said they'll save $3,000 a month just in utility bills once Albany Utilities moves. (Source: WALB)
City leaders said they'll save $3,000 a month just in utility bills once Albany Utilities moves. (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany city leaders said that a plan to renovate an old bank building to house the utilities department will pay for itself in five years.

On Tuesday night, city commissioners approved nearly $1.6 million for the work at the building on Pine Avenue.

Construction will start soon and should take about 4 months.

City leaders said they'll save $3,000 a month just in utility bills once Albany Utilities moves.

The city manager, and potentially other city offices, may also move to the new location.

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