, Muskogee, OK

Local News

May 15, 2013

Muskogee passes two school bonds

Both bond issues succeed with large margin of voters



Muskogee Public Schools unofficial election results:

• Proposition One, $47.5 million bond issue

Yes, 1,190 or 84.2 percent.

No, 223 or 15.8 percent.

• Proposition Two, $2 million transportation bond issue

Yes, 1,214 or 85.2 percent.

No, 211 or 14.8 percent.

Bond issue projects

• District — “Green” buses and fleet vehicles, textbooks, technology, Fab Lab, band uniforms, textbooks.

• Cherokee — Foundation and roof repairs.

• Early Childhood Center — Office moving to front entrance for limited entry.

• Creek — A staging area for after-school pickup will be added to relieve the congestion on Country Club Road during pickup times.

• Grant Foreman — New heating and cooling units, carpeting and a student pickup area.

• Pershing and Creek — Installation of new sprinkler systems, upgrading bathrooms between classrooms and a new water-heating system.

• Tony Goetz and Whittier — Transom windows over interior doors will be replaced. Whittier to get a new roof over the older section of the school.

• BEST Center — New roof, replacement of old-fashioned boiler system with heat and air system, and moving servers out of basement. A server building will be built near maintenance that is tornado proof and climate controlled.

• Sadler Arts Academy — Library and dance classroom.

• Alice Robertson Junior High — Science and math center.

• Rougher Alternative Academy — Separate building for the school’s Regimented School.

• High School — Biomedical classrooms, new agricultural program building, athletic building for all sports, Fab Lab.


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