Principal Architects Rud Robison, Jr., AIA, and William Dexter Jr., AIA, recently met with Lee County School District Board of Trustees to present tentative designs and discuss specifications for a new career and technical education center.
The estimated cost for the project is $7-10 million, according to LCSD Superintendent Coke Magee. It will be located at the Hive, the Community Development Foundation’s new industrial park located north of state Highway 76 in Tupelo and to the west of Bissell Road.
The approximately 30,000 square foot facility will be built on 20 acres of land that the district has purchased there. The current plans include five classrooms and four shop spaces, which will also include classroom areas.
Lee County passed their bond issue on January 14, 2020 with 91.4% of the vote. $9.5 million of money made from the bond issue.
UPDATE: The Lee County School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $7.2 million construction bid by Century Construction on Monday evening to build the district’s new career and technical education center. PryorMorrow is very excited to see this project come to life!
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