As part of the effort to keep Webster Parish schools well-maintained, a number of maintenance expenditures were approved during the September 11 meeting of the Webster Parish School Board.
Doyline High School will be purchasing shop lockers from Salsbury Industries for $4,090 using the Doyline Maintenance Fund.
The Consolidated District #3 Maintenance Fund will be used to make several purchases for Central Elementary School: 10 vapor-tight 8’ LED lights will be purchased for the bus stop from Elliott Electric for $1,750, 20 HP Chromebooks will be purchased from CSS for $8,356.80, 2 round tables and 32 stacking chairs will be purchased from Virco for $1,610.46, and 6 office chairs will be purchased from Amazon for $242.16.
Also using the Consolidated District #3 Maintenance Fund, Lakeside Jr/Sr High School will be purchasing a smart board, a Slimline desktop computer with monitor, a 15” notebook computer, and an i5 computer with monitor from Detel for $7,493.63. Lakeside will also pay for the following services: Mechanical Cooling Services will receive $2,218 for replacing a defective condenser fan motor on the chiller; Gnarly Brothers will receive $3,900 for removing two block walls and replacing them with two metal walls in the locker rooms; and Ground Level of Columbia will receive $1,980 for refinishing the practice gym and $2,485 for refinishing the high school gym.
Jones Elementary School will be paying Sexton Tree Service $7,880 for removing six dead/diseased trees as well as trimming and pruning overhanging branches and cleaning the fence line of the play area and parking lot using the District #6 ½ Cent Sales Tax Fund. They will also be purchasing 100 open-front desks from Virco for $9,200.
Also using the District #6 ½ Cent Sales Tax Fund, Minden High School will be purchasing termite protection from Anti Pest & Veitch Inc. for $1,424 and paying Fitzgerald Contractors LLC $2,040.07 for repairing a 2-inch water line leak at the football stadium.
Webster Jr High School will be paying Southern Hardwood Floors $1,980 to screen and recoat the gym floor using the District #6 ½ Cent Sales Tax Fund.
North Webster Jr High School will be purchasing a Fire-Play LED basketball scoreboard system from Rainey Electronics for $5,550 using the Sarepta Maintenance Fund. Using the same fund, they will also pay Derek Dodson $325 for a Chargers football sign; purchase laminated-window film and coverings for the gym from Certus Direct for $2,948.50; and pay Fitzgerald Contractors LLC $2,937.52 for hooking the new concession building at the stadium to water and the sewer.
Using the Springhill Maintenance Fund, North Webster High School will be paying Mechanical Cooling Service $2,360 for repairing the chiller, and Browning Elementary School will pay Superior Graphics $2,624.74 for producing and installing printed vinyl window coverings on the front entrance.
The Webster Parish School Board continually seeks to keep the campuses in Webster Parish well maintained. Anyone is welcome to observe the school board in action during their regular meetings. The next school board meeting will be held on October 2 at 6 PM at the school board office.