WV School Building Authority Awards Millions To Schools In Our Area

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – The West Virginia School Building Authority has voted to fund more than $72 million in facilities projects statewide.

Monday’s vote includes construction and renovation projects for public school systems in 19 counties.

Among the funding is $11 million for construction of a new pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade school in the Monroe County community of Peterstown. It includes an additional commitment of more than $10 million next year.

Fayette County will receive $6.6 million along with a commitment for similar funding next year to upgrade and renovate its school system.

Also included are more than $9 million each for improvements in Clay and Ohio counties.

The following Needs Grant awards were made by the Authority in their December 10, 2018, quarterly meeting:

County Project Description Project Cost Local Funds Funds Awarded
Braxton Sutton E.S. HVAC; Braxton Co. HS Kitchen Hood Replacement $1,082,885 $250,000 $832,885
Calhoun Pleasant Hill Elementary School HVAC Renovations $290,359 $0 $290,359
Clay Clay County High School Additions & Renovations $9,360,078 $0 $9,360,078
Fayette Phase II Upgrades & Renovations to Fayette County Schools $15,210,446 $2,000,000 $6,605,223 1
Grant New Roof & Sewage Treatment Plant at Union Ed. Complex $1,831,724 $0 $1,831,724
Lewis Lewis County High School Roof Replacement $2,593,604 $0 $2,593,604
Mingo Gilbert PreK-8 Phase II Renovations $1,943,630 $200,000 $1,743,630
Monroe New Peterstown PreK-8 School $24,192,000 $3,902,000 $11,000,000 2
Morgan Widmyer Elementary School Roof Replacement $982,607 $150,000 $832,067
Nicholas Panther Creek ES, Zela ES, Nicholas Co. HS Roof Replacement $1,207,118 $241,424 $965,694
Ohio Triadelphia MS & Bridge Street ES Renovations $11,729,160 $2,729,160 $9,000,000
Pendleton Pendleton Co. HS & North Fork ES HVAC & Roof Replacement $8,562,722 $200,000 $8,362,722
Pleasants Belmont ES, St. Marys ES, Pleasants Co. MS Roof & HVAC Reno. $1,196,230 $299,080 $897,150
Putnam Hurricane High School Additions & Renovations $3,000,233 $500,000 $2,500,233
Randolph Elkins High School Roofing & HVAC $2,514,342 $0 $2,514,342
Summers Summers Co. HS HVAC & Cooling Tower Replacement $4,125,750 $0 $4,125,750
Tucker Tucker Valley ES/MS HVAC Renovations $4,233,743 $0 $4,233,743
Upshur Hodgesville Elementary School Additions & Renovations $2,208,389 $0 $2,208,389
Wayne County-Wide Roof Replacements $2,826,147 $262,417 $2,600,000
Totals $99,090,627 $9,924,081 $72,497,593
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