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BCS prepares for upcoming year

Brewton City School Board of Education approved many bids at the last board meeting on Tuesday, July 7. In preparation for the upcoming school year, many of the actions taken were focused on the needs of the students in the coming months. As of right now, school is scheduled to begin on August 8.
In new business, a dual enrollment program with Coastal Alabama Community College was approved. An annual program, students are allowed to gain high school and college credit. Next, the weight equipment bid for the T.R. Miller girls’ weight room was approved. “The bid we received back was from Wright’s Equipment in the amount of $16,166.52. That will cover everything the girls requested on their wish list,” said Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Varner.
Following this action, the bid for the parking lot at Brewton Elementary School was approved. This bid was in the amount of $91,000 and was awarded to Creamer Dozer Services Inc. Next, the purchase of a bus for the upcoming school year was approved, along with a CNP bid from Borden Dairy products for the milk products available to students.
Lastly, in an effort to plan ahead, Varner recommended the purchase of disinfectant misters. “We have a bid for some high efficiency hospital grade disinfectant misters so we can sanitize on a daily basis,” said Varner. The total cost was $10,822.14 and was covered through the CARES Act. Before closing the board approved a personnel report. The next meeting is scheduled for July 20, at 5 p.m. in the Brewton City Board of Education Central Office Board Meeting Room.