New high school put on pause
New recycling program, donations made and budget amendments passed
June 23, 2022
The County Commission met on Monday night to discuss budget amendments, giving donations to Hope Hohenwald and the Lewis County Senior Citizens Center, a new solution to recycle more effectively and the plans for the new high school put on pause.
During the alloted time for public input, Steve Hewlett, president and CEO of Hewlett-Spencer, LLC, the construction company hired to build the new school, came before the Commission to personally apologize.
In his apology, Mr. Hewlett said he was incredibly sorry but the guaranteed maximum price would not cover the cost of building the new school...