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Vacant school to be demolished, negotiations still underway

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 19th, 2014


All or part of the old Waldport middle school building will soon be demolished.


The Lincoln County School District has accepted a proposal from a Florence excavation company to demolish the vacant Waldport middle school building – with two options that depend on the outcome of negotiations with a local not-for-profit agency.

“An empty school building is expensive to maintain, can be an eyesore, and doesn’t contribute toward the education of our children. On the other hand, parts of the building could continue to be of use in the community,” said Rich Belloni, LCSD director of support services. “That is the dilemma as we try to find a good, middle ground solution that benefits the community as well as the school district.”

For the complete article see the 03-19-2014 issue.

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