The Eastern Pulaski School Board did not adopt a final design for the proposed $14 million building renovation project when they met last night. Superintendent Dan Foster says around 80 percent of the final design is complete.
“This board has been wonderful and I think looking at the big picture this is something that is going to have a lasting impact. We would rather do it right even if it delays us a few weeks than jump some decisions that is not going to be positive in the future. We want to make good decisions so we are happy to take a little extra time,” said Foster.
The project was originally scheduled to start in March. Even though construction will be pushed back, Foster says some small work can still begin in March. The project includes upgrades to the elementary, middle and high schools. Main entrances will be secured and restrooms will be updated. Planned classroom improvements include changing chalkboards to marker boards and replacing windows. Both gyms will be updated with new floors and other electrical improvements.