By Beth Cassidy
It will cost about $5.4 million to replace mobile units at Davie High, according to information presented at a school board work session last week.
That amount includes the construction of a new building, with a price tag of $4.9 million, and renovation of the administrative area, estimated to cost around $505,000. Those costs do not include the removal of the mobile units.
In order to eliminate the 23 classrooms that exist in trailers, a new two-story building will be constructed that will provide 20 classrooms, with an additional four classrooms in the current administrative area of the school, which would require renovation. Administrative offices would be moved to the new building, to be located on the south side of K building, taking up most of the parking lot where staff park. Entry to the school would be gained through the new building.
The memorial garden would remain intact, and parking that is lost would be relocated to where mobiles sit.
Superintendent Dr. Darrin ...