The West Islip Board of Education said Tuesday night the district has yet to strike a deal with tenants for the former Kirdahy and Westbrook schools.
"The status is that we are seeking tenants," said President Steve Gellar, in response to a resident's inquiry regarding the status of the situation during the July Board of Education meeting.
It appears the district is looking to lease the properties rather than sell, at least for the time being. When asked if the BOE is in favor of selling either building, all members shook their heads "no" with BOE Vice President Annemarie LaRosa adding, "Not at this point."
Kirdahy and Westbrook Elementary schools , following the in order to cut costs.
The properties are currently listed by West Islip-based broker Jamie Winkler, of Winkler Real Estate.
Superintendent Richard Simon was unable to provide a specific amount that Winkler would be paid if and when she secures a tenant for either property, though he did note the amount depends on several factors listed in her contract, including the length of the lease.
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