In late November a majority of the Upper Perkiomen School Board members, along with three incoming members, watched a presentation of construction progress at the site of the new middle school in Upper Hanover.
Six days later, the reorganized school board cancelled a similar presentation for the public on December 4. The members voted 5-4 to terminate the project during the same meeting.
The November 28 presentation, which documented the work completed by construction crews at the site on Montgomery Avenue through November 30, included estimated costs totaling $7.843 million and provided direction on how to stabilize the property if work is halted for at least four days.
The attendees did not receive any documentation supporting the cost estimates, according to Member Raeann Hofkin.
However, a project suspension summary form from the meeting identified a cost to the district as $2.396 million. According to the document, Boro Construction would be paid ...