CADILLAC – On Monday, the Cadillac-area Public School Board approved one of the first stages of the final construction project associated with a voter-approved bond in 2018.
The board of directors voted 4-0 to approve the hiring of Bolle Contractor of Clare to perform the asbestos removal before construction begins on the high school / high school facility. Board members Eric Baker, Beth Repka-Alto and Scott Koenig were not at Monday’s meeting. The cost of the awarded offer was $ 128,390 and was one of five offers received by the district, according to CAPS Superintendent Jennifer Brown.
“We plan to launch an offering this month and are excited to take steps to get into the final stages of our bond project,” she said. “As always, we are grateful for the support of our community. “
Other companies that submitted bids included Dore and Associates Contracting Inc. of Bay City, Global Green Service Group LLC, of Dearborn Heights, Righway Remediation of Saginaw, and Abatement and Demolition Services of Mulliken. Brown said this offer must be awarded before construction and teardown begins.
The bond that funds construction was adopted in 2018 by voters in the district and was designed to impact all buildings in the district with $ 65.5 million in renovations, additions and improvements.
The majority of the funds generated by the bond, $ 32.5 million, will support a complete renovation of the junior / senior high school. The central office will also be relocated to the lycée. These projects will be the last to start and asbestos removal is just the beginning.
Once a contractor is hired and all bids are awarded for the final phase, construction is expected to begin in spring / summer 2022. Brown said it is expected that all bids are expected to be awarded by the end. January 2022.