The long-awaited renovation and expansion of the Slackwood School library is currently underway.
The Lawrence Township Public Schools Board of Education awarded a contract for $230,000 to Avco Construction Inc. for the project at its May 6 meeting. It was one of six bidders for the job. The bids ranged from $184,400 to $326,000.
School district officials rejected the low bid of $184,400 because J.H.Williams Enterprises, which submitted that bid, was “non-responsive/responsible.” Avco submitted the second lowest bid at $230,000, and was given the contract for the work.
The project is being partially funded by a $100,000 grant from the Lawrence Township…