Tag Archives: expansion

County Pursuing Expansion for Road & Bridge Shop

With equipment continually getting larger and more expensive, the Scotland County Commission this week put the finishing touches on preliminary plans to expand the road and bridge shop, located on Highway 15 near the north edge of Memphis. “Our equipment has simply outgrown the facility,” said Western District Commissioner David Wiggins. “We have been studying […]

SCR-I Campus Upgrades Will Continue As New School year Sets to Kickoff

Things are going to look quite a bit different on the Scotland County R-I campus this school year, even if it won’t all be completed when classes start later this month. The district is undertaking a $1.225 million expansion, adding a roughly 5,000 square foot addition between the high school and elementary school to house […]

School Board Approves $1.225 Million Contract for Building Expansion

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.  President Trinity Davis called the meeting to order with seven members present.  President Davis swore in Mr. Cole Tippet and Mr. Sam Berkowitz.  Mr. Gary Miller was presented a plaque for his 18 years of dedicated […]

School Board Rejects All Bids For New Addition Project

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, March 9th, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.  President Trinity Davis called the meeting to order with seven members present. Financial Update Superintendent Ryan Bergeson presented a financial update for the board. “Year to date, we are on target for local, state, and federal […]

School Board Moving Forward With Lease Project for Campus Addition

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, January 11, 2018.  President, Trinity Davis, called the public hearing to order at 6:00 p.m. The regular meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. seven members present. The board voted 7-0 to authorize the Series 2018 Lease Certificates of Participation Financing. In November 2017 the board approved […]

SCR-I to Transition Administration Office Space into Classrooms

The Scotland County R-I School District is undergoing a few changes for the 2017-2018 school year in an effort to meet the academic and safety needs of students and staff. “This effort is taking place to maximize instructional opportunities to benefit student learning,” said Superintendent Ryan Bergeson “Student achievement, safety, and security are the top […]

City Completes Park Expansion Land Purchase

An agreement to purchase approximately 0.66 acres of property at the south edge of Johnson Park to add to the recreational property was finalized at a April 16th special meeting of the Memphis City Council. Poole Forge Properties, L.L.C. had recently purchased a residential property on Jefferson Street on the south side of the park. […]

Vision Team Considering $5 Million Bond Issue for SCR-I District to Expand Campus

With several prospective goals identified at two previous meetings, the third gathering of the Scotland County R-I School District’s Community Vision team focused on the financial side of bringing some of the dreams to fruition. The June 17th meeting held at the SCR-I high school featured presentations by architects ACI Boland as well as financing […]

Land Purchase Finalized For Johnson Park Expansion

At the May 1st Memphis City Council meeting the board of aldermen finalized a contract for a land purchase that will expand Johnson Park. The city has agreed to purchase 0.66 acres at the south edge of the park from Jessica Sevier for a purchase price of $15,000. The closing date for the deal will […]