The maximum price for the construction of the Siloam Springs School District administration building is set at approximately $6.8 million

The maximum price for the construction of the Siloam Springs School District administration building is set at approximately $6.8 million
The maximum price for the construction of the Siloam Springs School District administration building is set at approximately $6.8 million

SILOAM SPRINGS — The Siloam Springs School Board met Aug. 25 for a special board meeting to discuss and vote on the maximum price for the new administration building.

“This project has been in the works for a long time, and it’s good that we’ve come to this,” Superintendent Jody Wiggins said.

After the bids opened, the maximum price was set at around $6.8 million, which the administrators said was a bit higher than expected.

“Everything is so expensive right now, and labor prices keep going up,” said board member Grant Loyd.

The board and trustees are looking into some cost-saving details, as well as the possibility of reallocating some covid-era emergency funds for the Virtual Academy portion of the building.

In a new report from Assistant Superintendent Shane Patrick, the new 20,000 square foot building is expected to free up a number of classrooms, offices and storage rooms in the district for future use, with a total of 41 current employees. ready to move. the new building.

The meeting ended with unanimous approval of the guaranteed maximum price, and the project is expected to start as soon as possible, with the ground breaking in the coming weeks.

Those working on the project say current projections show it will take around 13 months to complete.

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. price maximum for construction building administrative school district siloam springs is fixed about million dollars

. maximum price construction Siloam Springs School District administration building set approximately million

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