Last month, Superintendent
The 3.5-acre property adjacent to
Marang didn't make any arrangements with Habitat until the school board got an offer from
Mohrfeld is developing 13 acres off of
"As that got developed, we saw the need to continue on," Mohrfeld said. "We were drawn to this property years ago."
Mohrfeld offered to buy the site for a reduced low price, but also promised to develop the property.
"We'll be purchasing the property for
The developer will take care of sewer, electric, natural gas and infrastructure issues.
After talking with Marang, the two sat down with a dual credit advisor at
"The property would hold about 14 lots, so Mohrfeld offered to give four of the lots to
Mohrfeld is working with
Marang added partnerships similar to this are rare.
"It's a win-win-win situation. Everyone is getting something out of it," he said. "There's still a few things to be done, but its pretty much a done deal."
The school board will hear public input on the issue at its
Marang said Mohrfeld is willing to donate money to the dual-credit construction classes held at
Students also will work on the homes with
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