The cost of replacing the roof on the Schuylkill County prison increased slightly when commissioners approved a couple of changes in the work.
At the request of county engineer Lisa Mahal, commissioners on Wednesday approved the changes. They call for deleting 94 feet of flashing, at a cost reduction of $1,292.50, and installing a new roof drain at a cost of $3,322.56.
The changes resulted in an additional $2,030.06, bringing the total cost to $407,005.06.
The county in February hired Budget Renovations & Roofing of Shamokin to do the work for $404,975.