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44 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE Cape Gazette C Gillis Gilkerson compl tes new n View Public Works building Gillis Gilkerson has an- with adequate room for equip- to wash clothes after using pes- nounced the completion of the ment and vehicles that meets ticides and working in the shop. new Ocean View Public Works their workforce needs." "The team from Gillis building on Maintenance Road The structure is a one-story, Gilkerson was very easy to corn- in Ocean View. The 5,120-square- pre-engineered metal building municate with and had someone foot flex space was built to store with a garage, shop space and on the site at all times," said equipment and provide offices offices. The team led by Super- Charles McMullen, director for the Public Works Depart- intendent Darryl Mitchell and of public works, Ocean View. ment staff. Mike Truitt, project manager, "They finished the job to our "Working with the public sec- worked on the project which satisfaction and met the timeline tor is just as important to us as included a large open space demands. We felt like a priority working with privately owned to store vehicles, tools and and not like we were put on a list businesses," said Dwight Mill- Christmas decorations. Smaller of jobs waiting to be completed." er, president, Gillis Gilkerson. sections within the building Celebrating its 30th anni- "Their job is to support their were designed as a conditioned versary, award-winning Gillis community, just as Gillis Gilk- work shop area, shower and Gilkerson has built a reputation erson supports each community locker room, lunch room and as one of the most trusted gener- it does business with. We are office space. The department al contracting and construction happy to provide the public installed a washer and dryer in management firms on Delmar- works team a functional space the locker room space for crews va. From new construction to OCEAN VIEW'S NEW PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING has a and offices. SUBMITTED PHOTO garage, shop space renovation, the company offers broad and deep experience in diverse industries such as medi- cal, manufacturing, hotels and condominiums, houses of wor- ship, retail, schools and more. For more information, go to www. This photo of the marina's D shows the damage caused by a similar fate. PHOTO COURTESY OF PIER POINT MARINA Dock immediately following Hurricane Sandy the storm. The marina's other four docks had iriS" arin a Chuc said the boards acting as the wall were replaced five years ago, but it had been about Continued from page 38 25 years since the pilings had been replaced, which, he said, is The pilings are treated to pre- about the life span for the ma- vent bacteria and animals from terials. The docks and seawalls eating through the wood, said were near replacing anyway, he Chuck, and are pounded 15 feet said, but the hurricane forced into the ground. This llg-foot the issue. section is the last of more than The next project the mari- 740 feet of seawall replaced since na will tackle is replacing the the hurricane, bulkheads along the property's McKinney said the seawallshoreline. Chuck said these are helps protect boats docked in being replaced because they've the marina, explaining that the aged out, and it should be done prevailing winds come out of by the spring, just in time for the the northwest directly across boats to be put back in the water Rehoboth Bay. and for visitors to start coming "The wind can get fairly strong again. and the waves can build up," he The work is never done around said. here, Ronald said. We can make Buying or lling 1 GAlL COX 302-448-0492 Cell GREG COX 302-448-0810 Cell Greg@GailnGreg.corn Remax Realty Group 317 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE, Office: 302-227-4800 33654 E. Hunters Run (B V'dlage. V' age. of 5 Lewe,) For Sale By Owner $499,900 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT December 31st and recer months of management service Locally owned and operated Board approval on all expenses Free web site featuring on line payment and Vendor Partner Network Complete accounting transparency 20 years of professional experience A Signature You Can TrustTM service requests Limited time only, restrictions apply, call for details. Not to be applied with any other offer. B e S Z, tl O S Q h