CARROLLTON, Mo. — City officials made progress with plans for the installation of a planned aquatic center.

At a council meeting this week Carrollton officials awarded the engineering contract for a new aquatic center.

At the meeting Tuesday, an engineer was accepted for aquatic center design. All six phases of project engineering are included in a three million dollar contract. The initial planning phase will be undertaken first.

Public hearings will follow the planning stage, after which time, preliminary designs will be formulated.