Millions On Way For Long-Done Reading School District Project

Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania, United Stat...

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The Reading School Board got a more than $3 million surprise this week.

The board was informed Wednesday night that district administrators had filed the final paperwork to receive state reimbursement on a long-finished construction project, something that had fallen through the cracks for more than a decade.

The state has approved the district’s PlanCon Part J filing for construction at 10th & Penn Elementary School. The state will cover almost 65 percent of the construction cost, which will mean just under $3.4 million for the district.

It was unclear why the paperwork was never filed.

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