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School projects more than $1M over budget
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Nearly $6 million in bids were approved by the Warren County Board of Education on Thursday for three building projects which came more than $1 million over original estimates.Sain Construction of Manchester was the big winner as it was the low and winning bidder for both the Bobby Ray gymnasium and Warren County High School field house jobs. The largest project of the three, Irving College School, was won by low bidder Romach Construction of Franklin.The grand total of funding approved by the School Board for the three projects Thursday night was $5.93 million. The county’s Financial Management Committee met Friday and voted to approve the lowest bidder on each project.Bobby Ray was budged for $800,000 but came in at a low bid of $1,001,700.