The Naugatuck High School Building Committee interviewed four architectural firms on Wednesday, one of which will be responsible for overseeing the , said the committee chairman.
Chairman Robert Neth, also a Republican burgess, said the committee was going to make a selection following the 5:30 p.m. meeting at , however it decided to wait beacuse it wanted to hold second interviews for two of the firms.
Neth said the committee is expected to meet again with the two applicants on Monday, with the hope of making a recommendation then. He said the Board of Mayor and Brugesses will then review the committee’s finalist recommendation on Wednesday, and will hopefully approve the applicant for the job.
Naugatuck voters approved at a Nov. 8 referendum, , the $81 million plan to renovate the high school over a three-year period. The project is .
Naugatuck will be responsible for $25 to $37 million of the project’s ultimate cost, paid for through bond notices over a 20-year period. The disparity is based on whether the state .
Neth said the four applicants presented their fees for the project as being between $3 and $3.3 million. The architectural firm will be responsible not only for designing the floor plan of the new high school, but also overseeing the project through, he said.