An update on the lengthy litigation process between the Unity School District and architect Scott Vaughn in regards to the town’s K-8 elementary school completed in 2014.
According to the Valley News, Vaughn’s attorneys filed a motion Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Concord to extend a deadline for mediation from February 28th until September 1st.
The district, on the other hand, has argued for an earlier deadline of May 6th. The district has asked for a settlement of $1 million dollars from the architect, for circumstances leading to Vaughn’s removal as construction manager of the project and its eventual completion two years later than originally anticipated. Meanwhile, Vaughn is counter-demanding that the district award him $250,000 dollars for breaching a contract agreement.
When all was said and done, the school cost a total of $9 million dollars despite voters having only approved an allotment of $4.7 million for the project.