2019 Bond Project Progress

  • Progress On April 2, 2019, 61.22% of Springfield Public Schools' voters approved an 18-cent increase to the debt-service levy to fund 39 high-priority projects.  The projects include renovations, expansion, and/or new construction for six schools and the creation of safer entrances at 31 schools.  Space to add early childhood classrooms was created at three locations.  The $167.73 million bond addresses safety, accessibility and quality issues.

News Updates

  • Approval for work for Delaware, Sunshine, Jarrett and Hillcrest bond projects

    June 25, 2019Delaware Construction

    During its monthly regular meeting , the Board of Education approved the following:

    Board votes on secure entrance packages 2 & 3, Early Childhood Center easement and Boyd engineering fees

    June 4, 2019

    During its monthly study session, the Board of Education approved the following actions:Easement

    Construction contracts for secure entrances package 1

    May 21, 2019

    The Board of Education approved the construction contacts for package 1 of secure entrances.contract

    • Architect:  Buxton Kubik Dodd
    • Entrances:  Parkview (2), Central (2), and Study
    • Contractor:  Nesbitt Construction Inc.
    • Low Bid Received:  $363,000
    • Estimated Cost:  $554, 886

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    Board asked to approve the resolution authorizing sale of bonds

    May 8, 2019

    George K. Baum & Company Representatives with George K. Baum and Company, the District's Bond Underwriter service provider, provided information regarding the sale of the bonds approved by patrons on April 2, 2019. The Board approved the resolution authorizing the offering.

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    May 21, 2019

    The board approved the resolution authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery of $148 million principal amount of general obligation school building bonds, Series 2019.

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    First Group of Bond Projects Ready for Bids

    April 23, 2019

    secure entrances The first work to get underway will be creating secure entrances at 31 schools. The secure entrance projects are divided into six different bid packages. The first bid package was released on April 12 and the remaining five will be released for bid every 10 days. Bid openings will be scheduled for 30 days after the date each package goes out for bid.

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    Board Receives First Update on 2019 Projects

    April 23, 2019

    Travis Shaw During its regular monthly meeting, the Board of Education received an update on the 2019 bond projects including a review of facility planning, process and timeline, and next steps.

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