The Upper Dublin School Board voted unanimously to approve a contract with D’Huy Engineering for design services and specifications for Cardinal Stadium improvements, which included the track and turf on the field.
The total for the engineering work will cost the district $54,750. Joseph Chmielewski, President of the Board, said that $7,000 has been pledged from the township’s youth sports groups to help defray the cost of the engineering work for the turf.
Work on Cardinal Stadium will include the track, which needs resurfacing for safety concerns, as well as the potential for laying turf on the field.
Previous engineer reports estimated that laying turf on the field will cost approximately $1 million. Youth sports groups and the township have committed $425,000 to the project.
The engineering report, once completed, will be good for as few as 18 months, and up to two years before the district needs to act on the report or pay to update the engineering report.
The vote for the engineering costs were unanimous.