With mold presence comes various and big spending. Pepperell’s public-safety complex administration understands that very well with the expected $200,000 worth of remediation that it needs to get completed.
According to Town Administrator John Moak, the mold in the building was the product of the consistent cutback on the maintenance budgets over the years. And because of its presence, employees will have to be relocated to give way to the clean-up process.
Temporarily, the staff will transfer to the two rented trailers located at the parking lot of the building. One of which was designated for the administration and the other for the police. Meanwhile, the Groton Police Department will hold the prisoners.
Finance Committee has already approved a request to transfer $60,000 to the committee’s reserve account to the start the mold treatment, which could take five months to finish. In February 03, during a Special Town Meeting, voters will then be asked to allow the addition of $150,000 for the completion of the clean-up.
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The Finance Committee approved a request from Town Administrator John Moak Thursday to transfer $60,000 from the committee’s reserve account to start the process of getting rid of the mold.”
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Indeed, mold could bring in various health and clean-up expenses. More so, if you delay its clean-up process as its spores only take about 48 hours to grow and further spread.
Hence, you must be very wary of the onset of the fungus’ presence. If you smell any pungent or musty odor or encounter any mold sign, promptly conduct an inspection. And when you’ve confirmed its presence, immediately follow it up with a mold remediation process to prevent its worst effects.
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