Like a bolt from the blue, the City of Montevideo announced last Friday that a new special education facility is set to be constructed in Montevideo.

Like a bolt from the blue, the City of Montevideo announced last Friday that a new special education facility is set to be constructed in Montevideo. The city, along with the Montevideo Economic Development Authority (EDA) and the Southwest Central Service Cooperative (SWCSC), all signed a letter of understanding to proceed with the project.

The parties involved in  the agreement kept it under wraps. Montevideo Assistant City Manager Angie Steinbach explain­ed: “We couldn’t say anything previously because of confidentiality until all parties agreed to it.”

The proposed $4.5 million, 18,000 square foot facility will employ up to 30 special needs education professionals and will serve 30 to 40 students with a

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