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Senior Center dispute continues, meeting set for Thursday

The first of a series of weekly Senior Center construction progress meetings recently approved by the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen will be held Thursday, April 23, at 9 a.m. at Town Hall. And while at press time, it appears that all interested parties will be in attendance, it is by no means a sure thing.

“This is a very frustrating situation,” Mayor Kelly Wolfe said late last week. “The reaction we have received to our board action Monday night (from Rainey Contracting) is to engage in some counterproductive activity that sends a signal that the contractor doesn’t understand how serious we are in resolving the situation.”

During the April 13 meeting, town representatives criticized Rainey Contracting for construction practices that have delayed the completion of the new Senior Center. Scott Rainey had originally indicated he would attend the board meeting, but a scheduling conflict kept him away.  More...

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