Please take notice that a public hearing will be held at the Iron Forge Educational Center 1stfloor District Board Room located at 4 Forge Road, Boiling Springs, on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of reviewing all relevant matters relating to the construction and equipping of the proposed Additions and Renovations to the Iron Forge Educational Center, (the "Project").

This public hearing is being held pursuant to the requirements of PA Public School Code of 1949, approved March 10, 1949, as amended and supplemented, including amendments made pursuant to Act 34 of the session of 1973 of the General Assembly.

A description of the Project, including facts relative to educational, physical, administrative, budgetary and fiscal matters of the Project, will be presented and will be available for consideration at this public hearing, and, beginning Wednesday, April 23, 2014, a description booklet will be available during business hours at the South Middleton District Administrative Offices located at the Iron Forge Educational Center, 4 Forge Road, Boiling Springs, PA.

The South Middleton School Board, acting as operating agent of the Iron Forge Educational Center, by resolution duly adopted has authorized the following maximum project costs in connection with the Project:


·Maximum Building Construction Cost for New Additions Only $10,692,771

(page 20, D20, Line C) (Structure Costs, Fees, Movable Fixtures/ Equipment)


·Other Project Costs$11,753,572

(Sitework, Renovations, Financing, A&E Fees, Contingency)

·Maximum Project Cost(page 18, D03, line I)$22,446,343


Any and all interested parties may appear at and attend the public hearing and may be heard at such public hearing and / or may submit testimony to the District Administration Office until 12:00 noon on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.All testimony will be limited to five minutes per speaker.Additional testimony will be received from the floor at the hearing.


Public Comment will also be received in written format after the public hearing until 12:00 noon on Monday, June 16, 2014 at the South Middleton District Administrative Offices (address listed above).

A link to the Act 34 booklet is provided below.

Act 34 Booklet (May 2014)(PDF 3.49 MB)