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BOE to vote on purchases, agreements

Jul. 14, 2013 @ 11:30 PM

HUNTINGTON -- The Cabell County Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, to take care of some annual business.

At the meeting, which will take place in the boardroom at 2850 5th Ave., Huntington, board members will vote on the annual contractual agreements with community Pre-K providers.

The child care facilities include the Child Development Academy of Marshall University, Children's Place, Crossroads United Methodist Church Childcare Ministries, Eastwood Baptist Child Development Center, Fifth Avenue Baptist Child Care Center, Kiwanis Day Care Center, Marshall University Early Education STEM Center, Our Lady of Fatima School, Playmates Child Development Center, St. Joseph Grade School and Preschool and Enterprise Child Development Center.

Another agreement includes 17 Pre-K classrooms through Southwestern Community Action Council Head Start, including 14 at Cox Landing, Guyandotte, Highlawn, Hite Saunders, Milton, Peyton, Salt Rock and Spring Hill elementary schools; and three classrooms at the Monroe Head Start Center.

The board also will vote on milk, bread and food, totaling $2.683 million.

And, there also is an agenda item to purchase 2829 4th Ave., for $64,000. The purchase would continue to allow for additional parking at the board office and would be the second such purchase in that block of 4th Avenue in the past two years.

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