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Contract renegotiations save H-F High money

District 233 Business Manager Lawrence Cook was able to save the district nearly $230,000 by renegotiating three contracts due to the coronavirus pandemic.

RJB Properties, responsible for cleaning Homewood-Flossmoor High School, is working with a skeletal crew. Tom Wagner, the district’s operations manager, recommended the board try to renegotiate the contract, and Cook was able to get the fees reduced by 25 percent from April 15 through June 30. Cook said the total savings is $64,745.

Cook said the district is concluding a two-year contract with RJB and agreed to . . .

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