Unatego Central school board member Dick Downey was one of two board members to vote tonight against AgZeit’s proposal to redevelop the Otego Elementary School building into an indoor produce-growing enterprise. The board narrowed the building’s fate from four to two proposals: one from AgZeit, which intend to create an indoor farming facility; and The Kildonan School, which hoped to open a secondary school for students with Dyslexia. The board opted for AgZeit’s proposal, voting 4-2 in favor of the Endicott-based company. (Parker Fish/AllOTSEGO.com)
Unatego Reopens RFP
For Otego Elementary
OTEGO – The Otego Elementary School is back on the market.
Citing “multiple delays,” the Unatego School Board announced today it has “terminated” its agreement with AgZeit, the indoor agriculture firm in Endicott, and has reissued its RFP – request for proposals – to find another developer for the school building it decided to sell last year.
Unatego Central Board Also Considers
Housing, IT Firm For School It Closed
OTEGO – Three new plans for the former Otego Elementary School building, including one from the Oneonta Christian Academy, will be presented to the Unatego Central school board at a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28.
The entire board will hear the presentations, ask questions, and then make a decision at a Nov. 4 meeting on which proposal to accept.
The three proposals are: