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Survey results show support for bond, but concerns about cost

The Salem-Keizer School Board heard the results of a bond feasibility study at a work session on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The survey found the community is supportive of a bond, but has concerns about the cost. The next step is to reduce the size and cost of the potential bond package, and present it [...]

2017-11-22T18:38:44+00:00 May 25th, 2017|

School Board orders bond feasibility study

At a special meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Salem-Keizer School Board voted to accept the recommendations of the Citizens Facilities Task Force, and instructed staff to move forward with a bond feasibility study. Proceeds from the bond would be used to fund improvements needed at schools and district facilities included in the district’s [...]

2017-11-22T18:39:59+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

School Board hears report on school and district facility needs

At its meeting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, the School Board received a report from the Citizens Facilities Task Force of recommendations for funding the Capital Improvement Plan portion of the district's draft Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP). The Task Force recommended the Board pursue a general obligation bond to address the needs outlined [...]

2017-11-22T18:40:07+00:00 March 10th, 2017|

Task Force prepares recommendation on school facility needs

How can the district pay for the renovations, upgrades and increased capacity schools and buildings need? What are those facility needs, and how much will they cost? These, and other facility-related questions have been the focus of discussions at Citizens Facilities Task Force meetings, which began in November 2016. The volunteer group has been working [...]

2017-11-22T18:14:20+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|

Task Force prepares recommendation on school facility needs

How can the district pay for the renovations, upgrades and increased capacity schools and buildings need? What are those facility needs, and how much will they cost? These, and other facility-related questions have been the focus of discussions at Citizens Facilities Task Force meetings, which began in November 2016. The volunteer group has been working [...]

2017-11-22T18:40:18+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|

Citizens Facilities Task Force holds first meeting

Members of the Citizens Facilities Task Force held their first meeting on Monday, November 28, 2016. The twenty members of the Task Force were appointed by Superintendent Christy Perry, and represent a cross-section of citizens from the Salem and Keizer communities. At the meeting, the group reviewed the structure and purpose of the Task Force [...]

2017-11-22T18:12:40+00:00 December 7th, 2016|

DRAFT Long Range Facilities Plan in development

Oregon law requires large school districts to prepare a ten-year facilities plan and submit it to the Oregon Department of Education during the first quarter of each new school year. Salem-Keizer district staff have been working on the plan for several months, and presented an executive summary to the School Board at its October 11, 2016, meeting. [...]

2017-11-22T18:39:49+00:00 October 30th, 2016|