Contract awarded for exterior renovations
St. John's - Joan Burke, Minister of Human Resources, Labour and
and Minister Responsible for Newfoundland and Labrador Housing
(NLHC), and Harvey Hodder, MHA for Waterford Valley, today announced
$118,000 contract has been awarded to Eastern Siding Systems Ltd. to
three buildings at Forsey Place in Mount Pearl.
at Forsey Place
Commenting on the project, Minister Burke said: "These
part of NLHC's long-term preventative maintenance plan. Each year, the
corporation assesses the condition of all its 5,800 non-profit social
units throughout the province. This ongoing maintenance and
work helps to extend the life and usefulness of the current social
portfolio," the minister added.
"I'll be very pleased to see this work underway at Forsey
Mr. Hodder. "One's quality of life is affected by your
and this project will definitely enhance neighbourhood pride and
tenants with safe comfortable housing conditions." The project involves
extensive exterior renovations including the replacement of siding,
windows and roofing as well as some minor interior renovations on three
two-unit buildings on Forsey Place. The work is scheduled to begin in
August, and the
completion date is November 2005.
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