2018 Capital Project

Voting on the Proposed Capital Project took place May 15, 2018

Proposition #2 – Buildings & Grounds Renovations: Passed 613 Yes – 244 No

Proposition #3 – Security Cameras: Failed 402 Yes – 458 No

May 15, 2018 Exit Survey

 

Buildings & Grounds Renovations – $9,784,665 (Proposition #2 on ballot)

● Renovations to all 5 buildings (CHS, CMS, MED, bus garage, public library) and site work

● 67 items

● Stand-alone project

No Additional Tax Impact – This proposition would not require the District to raise taxes (projection based on current market conditions).

More about Proposition #2

 

Security Cameras – $1,213,388 (Proposition #3 on ballot)

● Install video security cameras, interior and exterior, at the three school buildings, public library and transportation center

● Requires voter approval of Buildings & Grounds Renovations proposition

Tax Impact: $4 per $100,000 of assessed value. For example: a home valued at $200,000 would see a property tax increase of $8 per year (projection based on current market conditions).

More about Proposition #3

 

Watch our Capital Project Videos!

Documents & Presentations

Capital Project Presentation – Public Hearing May 1, 2018

Capital Project Presentation – Public Info Sessions February 13 & April 17, 2018

Capital Project Newsletter – April, 2018

Pre-Referendum Scope of Work – BOE meeting 1/23/2018 & Public Info Session 2/13/2018

Pre-Referendum Timeline

● February 13, 2018 – Public Information Presentation

● March 27, 2018- BOE approves resolutions (SEQRA, Bond Resolution, Capital Reserve Use)

● March 30, 2018 – Legal Notices published

● March-April 2018 

          ○ Information Sessions/Meetings – Community and School Groups (Community groups can request a presentation at your next meeting by calling 518-392-1501)

          ○ Project Video released – BOE meeting, Facebook, Website

          ○ Website/Facebook – ongoing updates

          ○ Capital Project Newsletter mailed to all residents of District

● April 17, 2018 – Public Information Session, 6:00 p.m. HS Library

 ● May 1 2018 – Public Hearing/Final Public Information Session, 6:00 p.m. HS Library

● May 15, 2018 – Public Vote, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. MED Gym

● If approved by voters, the project would enter the design phase, with submittal of the design to the State Education Department (SED) planned for January, 2019. Pending SED approval, the District would plan for construction to begin in spring/summer 2019, with the project expected to be completed by January, 2021.

 

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