Several years of initial analysis and board discussion with numerous community involvment. 30 sessions where held that included participation from community, parent, student, business and school members spending 4 days of intense analysis / brainstorming / final recommendations.
Election: Mail ballots will be sent out in mid-September 2013 with ﬁnal election day on October 1.
Cost: $10.5 million bond with approximate tax impact of $225 / year (less than $20 / month) on $200,000 home.
With historically low bond rates, a prudent time to request a bond in order to lessen tax impact / get more for the money.
Continued safety / security risks
Likely loss of space for tutoring, technology, extra classrooms
Additional costs for temporary solutions that would otherwise be spent on permanent solution