The following letter to the editor was submitted by Mike Myers, a vocal opponent of the new Andover High School proposal. The views expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Andover News. You can learn more about our policy on opinion and commentary on our Mission and Policies page.
$500 MILLION AHS UPDATE–
The school and building committees are telling the public we need to spend another $1.3 million on top of the $1.8 million to get a better high school estimate.
This fabrication is blatantly untrue.
[Data from the Massachusetts School Building Authority shows] the so-called price savings value engineering (VE) that was achieved for West Elementary school last year. The combined total VE is a 2.52% price reduction.
Applying this same process to the proposed AHS still leaves us with a $440 million irresponsible project that will bankrupt our community for decades.
PLEASE—DON’T GET FOOLED AGAIN!
PLEASE VOTE NO ON 7 A
South Main Street, Andover
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