CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Members of the state School Building Authority will decide Monday how to divide $42 million for proposed school construction projects.

School officials from 21 counties proposed projects to the SBA during a series of presentations in March.

The request list included:

♦ Berkeley County, $5.9 million for renovations to Martinsburg North Middle School

♦ Boone County, $1.7 million for improvements to Sherman Junior-Senior High School

♦ Cabell County, $3.5 million for additions and renovations at Culloden Elementary School

♦ Gilmer County, $10.9 million for a planned new consolidated Gilmer County Elementary School

♦ Harrison County, $8.1 million for a new Lumberport Middle School

♦ Jackson County, $15.6 million for a new Ravenswood Middle School

♦ Kanawha County, $1.9 million for additions and renovations at Andrews Heights Elementary School

♦ Lewis County, $3.1 million for an addition and renovations to the existing Jane Lew Elementary School

♦ Mason County, $6.6 million for a new Leon Elementary School

♦ Mercer County, $9.7 million for a new Green Valley Elementary School

♦ Mingo County, $8.6 million for an addition and renovations at Burch Middle School to turn it into a PK-8 grade facility

♦ Pendleton County, $9.2 million for the construction of a new Franklin Elementary School

♦ Pocahontas County, $8.5 million for renovations to Marlinton Elementary School, Hillsboro Elementary School, Green Bank Middle/High School and Marlinton Middle School

♦ Preston County, $4 million for a new West Preston Middle School

♦ Randolph County, $3.8 million for renovations at Tygart Valley Middle-High School

♦ Ritchie County, $4.5 million for upgrades at Harrisville Elementary School

♦ Wayne County, help with Crum Elementary School and Ceredo-Kenova Elementary School even though Wayne County voters rejected a school bond in December

♦ Webster County, $4.4 million for renovations at Webster County High School

♦ Wetzel County, $670,000 for improvements to Long Drain School, New Martinsville School, Paden City Elementary School and Short Line School

♦ Wood County, $2.6 million for additions and renovations to Edison Middle School

♦ Wyoming County, $1.25 million to complete the project budget for the new Huff Consolidated PK-8 School

In most cases, any SBA awards will be combined with local funds.

Monday’s meeting is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m.

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  • Sherry

    I don't live in Preston County, but it is appalling that a building as deprecit as West Preston is in use. Hoping the SBA funds that project.