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South Cumberland Renovation Bids Approved

/ The Upper Cumberland's News Leader
South Cumberland Renovation Bids Approved

Cumberland County Schools will move forward with two construction projects, including major renovations at South Cumberland Elementary.

School board approved a $546,000 bid to begin upgrades to restrooms, the kitchen, the lobby, interior stairways and ramps as well as the locker rooms. A new ADA-compliant restroom will also be built near the gymnasium.

Director of Schools Billy Stepp said the system had budgeted more for the project. Stepp said the school leadership team is prioritizing the next projects to improve South Cumberland.

The system received four bids on that renovation.

A bid to replace the roof at Pine View Elementary School accepted. The price tag $168,000 from Turner Roofing of Crossville. The other two bids of the project came in at least $40,000 over the accepted bid.

The system using some of its Outcomes Funding to move the projects forward, a part of the new TISA formula that benefits school system based on performance.


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