The Ventura School Board voted Monday to proceed with plans for major renovation of its 50-plus year-old elementary school.
The Board accepted the low bid of $372,720 from King Construction, Clear Lake, for the work on the school interior. Seven alternate bids were also approved, totaling $421,545 for the project.
According to Superintendent Tyler Williams, three bids for the project ranged from $421,000 to $530,000. The district’s one-cent sales tax will fund the renovation, he said.
The project will include removal of asbestos, all new lighting, ceilings, classroom flooring, classroom cabinetry, hallway flooring and a new entrance into the facility.
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