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Board approves new roof for school

The Unicoi County Board of Education approved a bid from Eskola Roofing for a new roof at Rock Creek Elementary School during its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, May 8.
Chairwoman Renea Jones-Rogers and board members Judy Webb, Lisa White and Victor Price voted to approve the bid. Board members Tyler Engle and Rick Butler were absent from the meeting.
Three bids, all of which met the bidding specifications, were submitted for the project with Eskola Roofing submitting the lowest bid at $195,700. Other bids were submitted by Benard Roofing ($203,213) and Morristown Roofing ($208,470).
During the meeting, Director of Schools Denise Brown said the roof at Rock Creek Elementary
is approximately one decade past its warranty and has required patching on several occasions. The system has budgeted for the new
roof.
For the remainder of this article please see the May 14, 2014 edition of The Erwin Record.