The Transylvania Times -

By John Lanier

School Board Passes On Flood Insurance - Brevard, NC


October 18, 2018

By a 4-0 vote Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education rejected a quote of $11,104 to provide flood insurance for the bus garage and maintenance building behind the Brevard High School campus.

Superintendent Jeff McDaris said insurance rating companies had designated the two buildings “uninsurable” for flooding because they are in the 500-year floodplain.

Norris Barger, director of business services and plant operations, said he had reservations about purchasing the insurance because it would only provide $500,000 worth of coverage on buildings assessed at $3.3 milli...

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