The school bond is broken down into two phases: the first phase will consists of the Agricultural Education Building, the Field House, the Upper Elementary renovations for classroom space, and the Gymnasium air conditioning and will be sending out legal bids in local newspapers for the first 3 weeks and the bid will open around the 10th of January 2018. For the second bid packet it will go out in April 2018 and this would be the second phase which includes: Auditorium, the Middle School and High School classroom additions, which will entail safe rooms rated for an F5 tornado, Security upgrades for campus wide controlled entrances, Technology upgrades and improvements for traffic flow across campus.
This bond is from the March 7, 2017 bond proposition which was presented to voters for 39,910,000 and it estimated for taxes to go up in a 2.99% tax increase.
For more information go to http://elginps.sharpschool.net/2017_bond
photo credit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqfBGuB9X_0 and http://www.kswo.com/story/34618204/elgin-proposes-369-million-school-bond