School board to vote on St. Simons Elementary renovation contracts

Sep. 14—The Glynn County Board of Training will vote tonight on a guaranteed highest rate for the third phase of design do the job at St. Simons Elementary.

The proposed assured highest price is $9.59 million, which will include things like construction function on the two-tale classroom addition.

The unique college developing, built in 1943 and located on Ocean Boulevard on St. Simons, will be modernized in a later section of work.

“We have it in phases. Stage one, two and a few have now been awarded. They are all linked to the two-story classroom setting up,” explained John Tuten, architect for Glynn County Faculties through the college board’s work session last 7 days. “…What has not been awarded nevertheless in terms of the GMP is the new health and fitness center addition, administrative addition to the 1943 developing and the kitchen area in the 1943 making, and we are calling those section 4.”

McKnight Building is overseeing the project, which is funded primarily by way of ESPLOST IV.

The faculty board will also vote on a resolution and cash outlay contract that will allow for the regional district to use state funding for the modernization work on the 1943 developing.

The point out funding will be made accessible in fiscal calendar year 2023.

“This software is for us to obtain $1.6 million from the state for the development of the gymnasium, development of the cafeteria, construction of the kitchen, as effectively as modernization of the developing,” explained Mike Blackerby, executive director of operations for Glynn County Educational institutions.

The resolution on the desk at tonight’s meeting will permit the university district to shift ahead with its application to the Ga Office of Education.

“It has to be approved here to start with prior to it is accepted at the point out degree, but in the conclusion if it really is accredited by our board of education and the point out board of education the overall software will be for $1.6 million, and that will be reimbursed immediately after the design,” Blackerby explained.

The faculty board will also vote tonight to:

—Approve an IXL website license for a K-12 in depth studying system.

—Approve two grants for fiscal yr 2022: the CTAE Perkins V grant and the Nita M. Lowery 21st Century Local community Studying Centers grant.

—Approve an MOU with Glynn County Crisis Reaction and Recovery.

The faculty board conference will start at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast on the faculty district’s Facebook and YouTube web pages.