(Memphis) The Shelby County Commission approved spending $47,356,500 for repairs and improvements at Shelby County Schools.
That includes $12 million for a new Westhaven Elementary as well as money for several other schools.
An additional $4,805,000 was approved for repairs to schools in the newly-formed suburban schools.
The majority of the suburban funding will go to Arlington Elementary and Arlington High School.
In Germantown, Farmington Elementary will receive $975,000 to replace windows.
Three other suburban districts will split the rest of the money.
The total expenditure approved is $52,161,500.
News Channel 3’s Katie Rufener is at the meeting and will have more here and on WREG-TV.