New Castle News

January 15, 2014

Laurel OKs bus purchase

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — The Laurel School Board approved the purchase of a 72-passenger school bus for the 2014-15 school year.

The district will buy the bus from Myers Equipment Co. of Canfield, Ohio, for $81,844. The firm submitted the lowest of three bids.

Also at this week’s meeting, the board approved the hiring of Jessica Steele as a long-term substitute teacher for the second semester of the current school year at a pro-rated salary of $25,000.