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South Adams approves summer improvement projects

Following a serious discussion about a possible reduction in the General Fund for the 2015-2016 school year, the South Adams School Board was able to approve some improvement projects to take place over the summer. Bids for the bus wash bay project had been submitted and were opened on Thursday, April 9. Six companies submitted bids ranging from $176,765 to $204,888. The board approved awarding the project to Limberlost Construction in Geneva. Their bid of $176,765 included the base bid, along with two alternate additions of pavement and fencing. The board approved the base bid and alternate 1, which brings the total to $171,865. After discussing a lack of funding in one area, it was questioned whether South Adams could really afford to do this project. Litwiller stated that the 2014 budget had allotted $140,000 for this project last year and that the funding had carried over, and the 2015 budget had set aside $150,000. So the approximate $290,000 funding in the budget w... Read More >