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 COMPLETE

    Partial Roof Replacement at Seaholm COMPLETE

    Paving Replacement at Seaholm Start COMPLETE

    Seaholm Performing Arts Renovation scheduled completion 10/1/18 

    Meadow Lake Abatement & Demolition scheduled completion 10/1/18 

    Seaholm Chiller Installation COMPLETE

    More information on bids here

     

Facilities Project Phasing

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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