The administration had recommended the bid by Moresi Commercial Development LLC to transform the three-story school building into apartments and save the church for a Phase 2 project, which may also likely be housing.
During a routine inspection, the glycol in the system was found to be in need of flushing and replacement. The material is also corroding other parts of the system but that will be addressed in a separate bid.
By a vote of 6-1, the committee rejected the low bid submitted for an athletic fields project after the price tag came in far higher than the committee expected when it authorized a request for proposals in May.
At a special afternoon meeting of the committee last week, the panel authorized architect Perkins Eastman to release bid documents with a stated budget of $2.1 million for the building, which would house the district's central administration, storage space for Mount Greylock's groundskeepers, space for the school's athletics program and, potentially, a public restroom to service the playing fields.