Residents voted to approve the district’s entering into an energy performance contract with Con Edison Solutions. Savings from the contract will help to pay the costs of new boilers for the school. the vote tally was402in favor and 76against.
The $2,264,900 project will allow the Haldane Central School District to enter into an agreement with ConEdison Solutions for a variety of energy related improvements including the replacement of aging boilers, lighting upgrades, demand control ventilation and other improvements.
The project will require NYS Education Department approval and it is anticipated that improvements will begin in the summer of 2011. Superintendent Mark Villanti indicated that the district is grateful for the support of the community. “By approving this vote by referendum you have added another 10% to our state aid. It also allows us to move forward with needed improvements to the facility that will reduce our electrical and fuel consumption between 41% and 45%.”
An earlier Philipstown.info story explaining the details of the contract can be found here.
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