Bond Updates

Goals and Objectives

  • The plan is to complete the work over a five-year period (2016-2020).
    Work will begin in some form at every school within the first two years.

    Why Now:
    Historically low interest rates
    Preserves our limited General Fund
    Decreasing Foundation Grant

    Benefits of the bond:
    Enhance Safety and Security
    Upgrade Buildings and Sites
    Upgrade Technology

    Cost:
    $66 million
    20 year millage
    Zero increase to the current
    millage rate of 3.9 mill 

    To learn more about the district needs, select a file here:
    Technology Needs Study
    Facility Needs Assessment - Complete
    Facility Needs - Priority One Projects

Short Term Milestone Tasks

  • West Maple Pool Renovation Completion 8/1/2018

    Partial Roof Replacement at Seaholm Start 6/18/2018

    District Head End UPS Replacement 2/26/2018

    Paving Replacement at Seaholm Start 6/18/2018

    Seaholm Performing Arts Renovation Start

    Meadow Lake Abatement & Demolition Start 6/25/2018

    Seaholm Chiller Installation Complete

    More information on bids here

     

Facilities Project Phasing

  • 2016 Elementary School Secure Entry Upgrades, Select Athletic Field Upgrades, and other Phase 1 Projects (i.e. roofing, mechanical, paving, etc.) Click here to see the schematic floor plans. See the 2016 Construction Update.

    2017 Secure Entry Upgrades at Secondary Buildings, Groves High School; Performing Arts Upgrades, Media Collaboration Space, Athletics Projects. Other District Wide Phase 2 Projects (i.e. Roofing, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Paving, etc.) See the August 2017 Construction Update and September 2017 Construction Update.

    2018 Seaholm High School; Performing Arts Improvements, Media / Collaboration Space, Athletics, & Building Renovations. Other Phase 3 Projects (i.e. roofing, paving, etc.) See the May 2018 Construction Update and the June 2018 Construction Update

    2019 Phase 4 Projects: Roof replacement, Replacement Furniture, Technology Improvements, etc.

    2020 Phase 5 Projects: Roof replacement, Replacement Furniture, Technology Improvements, etc.

    See Schedule Narrative for more information

Technology Updates

  • Technology Phase 1 Projects - Summer 2016

    Technology Phase 2 Projects Summer 2017

    • Upgrade network infrastructure (continuing from 2016)
    • Replace student computers (continued from 2016)
    • Upgrade network equipment
    • Replace staff computers
    • Upgrade classroom A/V system

    Technology Phase 3 Projects Summer 2018

    • Replace Video Surveillance System for Groves
    • Technology corresponding to the 2018 Seaholm renovations
    • Rewire high school piano lab
    • Replace the network firewall

    Technology Phase 4 Projects Summer 2019
    Technology Phase 5 Projects Summer 2020 

    See Technology Update for more information and a schedule of projects.
    Find the May 2016 update here.  
    Find the August 2017 update here.
    Find the October 2017 update here

  • For more information from the district regarding the 2015 Bond Issue, contact Jim Larson-Shidler at 248.203.3041.

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