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Articles About Facilities Committee
Yellow Springs Board of Education to adopt ‘C7’ plan
The regular meeting of the Board of Education on Monday, May 22, ended in applause from community members who were present: After more than a year of work and discussion, the board voted unanimously to select a plan for facilities upgrades to place on the ballot this fall.
School Board talks facilities upgrade cost estimates
After presenting eight potential options for school facilities upgrades to the community at a February listening session, the Board of Education discussed preliminary budget figures for each of those options at its regular meeting on Thursday, March 9.
Community opines on facilities options
The second listening session was held on Feb. 21 to gather feedback and suggestions from community members on the future of the school district’s infrastructure as the board works to place a facilities levy on this November’s ballot.
School board considers additional facilities options
At the school board’s regular meeting, held Thursday, Feb. 9, architect Mike Ruetschle presented a preliminary fact sheet briefly detailing eight potential facilities plans for both the school board and community members to consider as the next facilities listening session approaches on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
Facilities listening sessions begin
The purpose of the event was to present to community members potential plans for upgrading the district’s schools that have already been discussed over the last several months by the Facilities Committee — as well as plans that have not yet been discussed — and listen to community feedback on those plans.
Facilities Committee split on renovation
The YS Schools Facilities Committee continued to discuss potential options for renovation of the district’s public school buildings at its most recent meeting on Thursday, Jan. 5.
School board discusses facilities, levies
School facilities were at the center of much of the discussion at the most recent meeting of the Board of Education on Thursday, Nov. 10.
Facilities Committee | Upgrade costs still unclear
At the Facilities Committee’s Thursday, Nov. 3, meeting, Timothy Bennett of THP Limited assessed the school facilities and made recommendations on needed repairs, upgrades and maintenance strategies.
Facilities Committee discusses maintenance plans
The Facilities Committee formed earlier this year to consider the costs of a phased, permanent-improvement plan to upgrade the district’s buildings compared with building all-new facilities.
Board of Education discusses safety, MPA
The majority of comments from the public, including letters that had been submitted by those who could not attend, focused on the physical safety of students in consideration of the deadly May shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.