Both the township solicitor and manager expressed concerns Monday to the Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners that bid documents were still being awaited for its proposed municipal campus project.
Drawing are being finalized. Work to obtain funding is in place. Bid advertisements might go out in February. With odds in its favor, the township hopes a notice to proceed with its municipal campus could be issued in late April.
When Lower Pottsgrove commissioners meet tonight (Thursday, Jan. 21), the proposed township campus is scheduled to be part of their discussions.
Lower Pottsgrove Township commissioners are expected tonight (Monday) to conduct their first meeting of the new year online to ensure safety in the continuing pandemic. An agenda has yet to be posted.
The $6.72 million spending plan for next year does not raised general fund taxes, and relies on the smallest amount taken in several years from township savings to balance its books.
To meet state requirements, Lower Pottsgrove is publicly reporting best- and worst-case scenarios for its proposed municipal campus bond sale valued at $9 million. It also says the money may cover more than just the $8.34 million construction cost.
An $8 million "municipal campus" that the Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners has planned during the past two years will move ahead toward construction, its members decided in a 3-1 vote Thursday.
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners appear scheduled to vote Thursday night on whether to build its proposed $8 million municipal campus.