School Board to hold multiple meetings to discuss facility plan

The following is a list of dates and meeting times for Division administration and the School Board to present the facility plan that is on the ballot in November. We will plan for all meetings to start at 6:00 p.m.

Our first meeting will be at the School Board Office tomorrow, Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. There will be a presentation and then an opportunity for public comment.

We are hoping that the following schedule will afford you the opportunity to participate If you are unable to attend tomorrow or are interested in attending multiple presentations. The presentations will not differ much in content or format.

Pennington Middle – Tuesday, September 12

Jonesville Middle – Monday, September 18

Rose Hill Elementary – Tuesday, September 19

St. Charles Elementary – Tuesday, September 26

Dryden Elementary – Thursday, September 28

Thomas Walker High – Tuesday, October 3

Elk Knob Elementary – Tuesday, October 10

Flatwoods Elementary – Monday, October 16

Lee High/Career Tech Center – Monday, October 23

Elydale Elementary – Monday, October 30

Jonesville Middle – Thursday, November 2

 

 

The Lee County School Board (School Board) met on Thursday, July 27, 2017 and adopted a facilities plan concept that was presented by OWPR, Inc. and Branch and Associates, Inc. and requested funding from the Lee County Board of Supervisors for $65,773,500 in capital funding to support the construction and renovation of schools.

 

The School Board met again on Thursday, August 10, 2017 and adopted an amended facilities plan concept that was presented by OWPR, Inc. and Branch and Associates, Inc. and accordingly changed the capital funding request to $44,965,210. The funds are currently allocated per the attached plan.

 

The Lee County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to allow this request to be added to the election ballot onNovember 7, 2017.

 

The School Board and Division administration will be conducting meetings at each school over the next two months to discuss the details and share the proposed plans for both construction and renovation. More details about the current conditions of the school and facilities are available in the Facility Study that was presented on February 8, 2017.

 

More information can be found here.

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