NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING IN ACCORDANCE WITH PENNSYLVANIA ACT 34
TO: ALL RESIDENTS OF THE INDIANA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Please take notice that a public hearing will be held in the auditorium of the Junior High School located at 245 North 5th Street, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701 on Monday, May 01, 2023 at 6:30 PM, prevailing time, relating to the planning, designing, acquiring, construction, and furnishing of the Indiana Area Eisenhower Elementary School, Indiana County, Pennsylvania (herein "Eisenhower School Project") in accordance with Act 34 of the Pennsylvania Legislature.
A description of the Eisenhower School Project, including the facts with respect to the educational, physical, administrative, budgetary, and fiscal matters relating to the Eisenhower School Project, will be presented and will be available for consideration at the public hearing on May 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm and beginning Monday, April 10, 2023 at 6:30 PM and from Tuesday, April 11, 2023 until the public hearing during regular business hours (8:00 AM to 4:00 PM), Monday through Friday, of the School District at the Administration office located at 501 East Pike Road, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701.The Board of School Directors of the School Directors by Resolution duly adopted has authorized the following:
- Maximum Building Construction Cost for New Additions Only: $ 11,136,050
- Other Project Costs: $ 12,331,048
- Maximum Project Cost: : $ 23,467,098
This public hearing is being held with respect to the Eisenhower School Project pursuant to the requirements of the Pennsylvania Public School code of 1949, approved March 10, 1949, as amended and supplemented, including amendments made pursuant to Act 34 of the Session of 1973 of the General Assembly.
Residents and employees of the School District may submit written comments regarding the Eisenhower School Project and received no later than 12:00 PM on Monday, May 1, 2023. Such written comments should be mailed via first class U.S. mail or hand delivered (electronic mail shall not constitute acceptable delivery) to:
- Board Secretary - Business Administrator
Indiana Area School District
501 East Pike Road,
Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701
The written comments shall include the name and address of the person submitting the comments, identification of the sender as a District resident or employee, and a description of the support or objection to the Eisenhower School Project. To be of most benefit, a statement of objection should be followed by a viable alternative solution.
Any and all interested persons may further appear at and attend the public hearing and will be given reasonable opportunity to be heard at such public hearing. Sign-in sheets will be available in the Board Room of the Indiana Area Education Center at the time of the hearing. The Board will call upon individuals signing such sign-in sheets in the order in which they appear. Comments will be limited to five (5) minutes per interested person. No person shall be allowed to speak a second time until all parties commenting the first time have been heard. The Board will allow public comment and/or questioning until the conclusion of the hearing.
Written comments regarding the Eisenhower School Project will also be received by the Secretary of the Board of School Directors at the School District's Education Center until 12:00 P.M., Monday May 1, 2023. Such written comments should be mailed via first class U.S. mail or hand delivered (electronic mail shall not be acceptable delivery) at the address noted above.
BY THE ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS
INDIANA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Indiana County, Pennsylvania
Indiana County, Pennsylvania