Block Island Times

Cherry Hill Lane RFPs to be re-issued

With members of the Housing Board  gathered to open construction bids for the proposed Cherry Hill Lane affordable housing subdivision, an unhappy board Chair Cindy Pappas had some unhappy news for those assembled:
“Unfortunately, our agenda has changed,” Pappas said. “We have received some bids, however, we have a little bump in the road centered around the concept of ‘prevailing wages.’” According to Pappas, the request for proposals that were sent out to contractors, did not specifically include language that states contractors must pay a prevailing wage to their employees, which they must do

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