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School board to vote on facilities labor agreement

Jason DeMoe, FOREST LAKE TIMES

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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Hanson said that with fewer people bidding, the bids themselves become less competitive, and therefore the cost is higher. A study published by the National University System Institute for Policy Research and underwritten by ABC examined 126 school construction projects, 12 of which were under a PLA. That study determined that the costs associated with PLA projects were 9 to 15 percent higher.