Townhome proposal deadline extended

The deadline for submitting townhome proposals for a site in downtown Fort Dodge has been extended by city officials.

That deadline is now 4 p.m. on June 18, according to an announcement from the city’s Engineering, Business Affairs and Community Growth Department.

The deadline had been 4 p.m. Monday.

The city is offering a parking lot on the north side of Second Avenue South between Ninth and 10th streets as a site for the construction of townhomes. It’s a lot that’s rarely full, and its pavement is crumbling in many spots.

Up to 14 townhomes, all facing Second Avenue South, could be built there.