On May 4 th Huron School District will place a bond proposal on the ballot Here’s why… what it will do… and what it will cost
Michigan School Bond Election Results
May 2009 15 of 21 School District Bond Issues Passed = 71% Success November 2009 12 of 15 School District Bond Issues Passed = 80% Success February 2010 9 of 12 School District Bond Issues Passed= 75% Success
Why is this bond proposal important?
Education has to be a top priority for our children to succeed. Despite these very difficult economic times, our children and grandchildren need the best education we can provide.
Classroom and instructional technology is essential to our children’s education and their future success.
Bond proposal amou nt 1.59 mills… which will generate $9.8 million
Brown Install additional parking area $75,000 Classroom and instructional technology $100,000
Miller Expand parking, site work and restorations $150,000 Add six classrooms $1,200,000 Gymnasium/cafeteria addition $1,777,500 Convert Gym to Media Center/support offices $250,000 Remodeling to tie in new construction $75,000 New ceilings, lighting and insulation $256,950 Kitchen equipment $10,000 Media Center furniture/fixtures $40,000 Classroom and instructional technology $100,000
Renton Upgrade existing parking and drives $150,000 Remodel shop area to classrooms $100,000 Remodeling to tie in mechanical work $75,000 Install new energy efficiency windows $250,000 Provide AC in remaining classrooms $250,000 Classroom instructional technology $250,000
Huron High Remodel lecture hall $250,000 Upgrade existing parking and drives $100,000 Repair pool walls and deck $500,000 Remodel auditorium fascia $100,000 Theatre lighting replacement $100,000 Classroom and instructional technology $550,000 Athletic field improvements, lighting and bleachers $300,000
Transportation Resurface existing parking area $100,000 Bus replacement $1,200,000
Bond proposal cost Less than $120 per year for a home with a market value of $150,000
Why is this on the ballot? To help our schools stay strong and make our community a place where people want to live.