On Thursday October 3 the Mecklenburg County School Board held a public meeting to discuss construction bids for the new middle and high school facilities. In a 5 to 1 vote the board elected to open rebids in hopes of lowering the cost of the new schools construction. Board members in attendance were Wanda Bailey, Lindell Palmer, Glenn Edwards, Dale Sturdifen, Gavin Honeycutt, Kenneth Johnson, and Doris Garner.