School Board OKs bid for new media center at Calera Elementary
By KATIE COLE / Lifestyles Editor
The Shelby County Board of Education approved a bid to create a new media center and additional classrooms at Calera Elementary School.
The school board voted unanimously in favor of awarding a bid to CLR Lovelady Construction of Selma, Ala., for $579,000 for the work.
Shelby County School Facilities Coordinator Randy Reeves said the project will convert the school’s old cafeteria, which was replaced in 2009, into a new media center. The current cafeteria, which was created from two classrooms, will be reverted back to classrooms.
“We hope that we will start … in early September and it will be finished in the spring,” he said.
In other business, the board also unanimously approved a $49,931 bid to Williford Orman Construction to correct structural issues with the support columns on the home side of the Vincent High School stadium.
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