Board OKs surveillance bid

The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education approved a bid of more than $700,000 for a video surveillance system at its Thursday, Feb. 21 meeting.

In a motion made by Mike Edwards and seconded by Mike Hoomes, the board approved to award bid 2019 to 2023 for a video surveillance system to Information Transport Solutions not to exceed the original bid amount of $731,234.95.

“We worked on this for about a year doing preliminary fact-finding to determine what would best meet our needs for a surveillance system in all of our schools,” said Escambia County School Superintendent John Knott. “The on...