Over 13,000 lights will be replaced after the Bartlesville Board of Education votes to approve the purchase and installation of new LED lighting.
School officials say every light in every classroom, hallway, restroom, parking lot, and sports facility will be changed, totaling 13,016 individual lights. Payment to Entegrity Energy Partners will come from the energy cost savings of the program.
In other business, the board approved a contract with Metrosign for the purchase and installation of Video Boards for Custer Stadium and Bruin Fieldhouse. The project with be paid for with private funds through advertising on the video boards. So far, a half million dollars have been secured in ads that will be produced by the Bartlesville High School Broadcast Media classes.