Grand Rapids — The deadline for the community to submit proposals for how to use or repurpose Grand Rapids Public Schools’ Kensington building, in the Black Hills neighborhood, has been extended to May 31.
The facilities committee reported at the Feb. 21 Board of Education meeting that three Request for Use proposals have been received for consideration.
The committee recommended allowing more time to receive additional proposals and the board unanimously voted in favor of the extension.
A community input session will be held for residents of the Black Hills neighborhood on April 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Southwest Middle High School.
Bid materials regarding the building at 1031 Kensington Ave. SW can be delivered to 1331 Martin Luther King Jr. St. SE, or emailed to Alex Smart, executive director of facilities and operations, at SmartA@grps.org.
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