BOSTON - State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg, Chair of the Massachusetts School Building Authority ("MSBA"), and John K. McCarthy, MSBA Executive Director/Deputy CEO, announced today that the MSBA Board of Directors has approved final audits for five projects from five school districts totaling over $23.3 million in grants from the MSBA. The final audit stage is the last step in the MSBA building process and represents the successful completion and closeout of these projects.
"Every project undertaken by the MSBA is a step toward creating the 21st century learning environment that all Massachusetts students deserve," Treasurer Goldberg said. "We are delighted to have made these important investments in Massachusetts schools."
The Board approved the final audits for two projects in the MSBA’s Core Program and three projects in the Accelerated Repair Program, which consist of the repair or replacement of roofs, windows/doors and/or boilers. The combined grant value of these audited projects is $23,315,245.
"Approval of the final audits brings these vitally-needed projects to a successful conclusion, which benefits students all across the Commonwealth," said Executive Director Jack McCarthy.
Below is the list of projects that received final audit approval at today's Board meeting:
|District||School||Scope||Total Project Budget||Total Facilities Grant|
|Agawam||Roberta G. Doering Middle School||Boiler||$968,569||$447,096|
|Georgetown||Penn Brook Elementary School||New Construction||$44,595,594||$19,031,388|
|Greenfield||Federal Elementary School||Roof, Windows/Doors, Boiler||$3,594,356||$2,522,151|
|Lawrence||Lawrence High School Learning Center||Boiler||$1,333,904||$1,036,218|
|Spencer-East Brookfield||David Prouty High School||SOI Removal||$630,000||$278,392|