expansion plans advance
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
By Cindy Cusic Micco
Expansion and renovation plans for Pine-Richland High School
moved forward Monday when the school board approved a developer's agreement and
gave the administration permission to advertise for bids for the project.
The school board voted in April to authorize a maximum of
$41.7 million to be spent on the project as part of the Act 34 process, which
required the board to schedule a public hearing on the construction project and
The approval to advertise for bids allows the administration
to get paperwork in order before the formal request for bids go out at the end
of this month or early next month, said Superintendent Dr. Mary Bucci.
The developer's agreement between Pine and the Pine-Richland
School District is typical for any development in the township, in that it
details plans for the site, including traffic improvements. Pine's Board of
Supervisors approved the plan in May.
The school board's vote to award the contract most likely
will occur in late September or October, Dr. Bucci said, with a groundbreaking
Cindy Cusic Micco, freelance writer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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