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SILVER CREEK – More than $10 million in contracts for the next phase of capital projects were approved Wednesday evening by the Silver Creek Board of Education .

Resetarits Construction got the general contract with several alternates for $5.23 million. Asbestos abatement went to Aria Contracting for $104,400. Numarco Inc. will be working on the plumbing contract for $284,300, and John W. Danforth Co. won the heating and ventilating work with a bid of $988,200.

Temperature control contract work went to Building Controls and Services Inc. for $299,500, and Frey Electric Construction was awarded the electrical contracts and several alternates in that field for a total of $3.28 million.

Work in many areas will begin this spring with a large concentration of work being done in the summer months.

In other matters, the resignation of board member Amy Chavez was accepted. Chavez, who has served on the board for seven years, has moved from the area.

Her position will be filled in the May election.

Those who are interested in running for the board may pick up petitions in the district offices. Completed petitions are due April 22.

Greg Cole, who has been filling a vacancy created when Louis Dispenza left the board, already has indicated he will seek re-election. Board terms are for five years.

Board members recognized the three members of the school’s “It’s Academic” team. James Feldman, Sarah Seitz and Michael Miller were presented certificates by board President Martha Howard.

Several new courses will be offered to students in the fall. The high school courses include, sociology, psychology, women’s studies and sports and entertainment digital film-making.

Board members unanimously agreed to set the income limit for low-income property owners, people with disabilities and senior citizens at $19,000 for the next tax year.