June 28, 2019
This is an overall view of what a new Tonganoxie High School could look like if a bond issue were to pass with an mail-in ballot issue election in a few months.
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Erin Merril with Eskie and Associates shared updates with the board about high school construction upgrade plans. Demolition of the current district office and the building just west of the Tonganoxie High School east campus building will be torn down first when work begins in late May.
The Tonganoxie High School campus will be getting a sizable upgrade. Today’s mail-in election results are in and the “yes” votes won by 93 votes, 1,759-1,666. Voters approved the $51.4 million mail-in bond issue with 51.3 percent of the vote, according to the county clerk’s office.
High school bond issue mail-in ballots being sent out this week; voter registration ends 5 p.m. Thursday
If residents within the Tonganoxie USD 464 district lines aren’t already registered to vote, they have utnil 5 p.m. tomorrow to do so in advance of the school bond mail-in election. Ballots will be sent out Friday for a special Tonganoxie USD 464 bond election that will determine the future of the Tonganoxie High School campus.
Ballots will be sent out next week for a special Tonganoxie USD 464 bond election that will determine the future of the Tonganoxie High School campus.
DLR Group and Tonganoxie USD 464 administrators will be available for tours and open houses at Tongaonxie High School in advance of the mail-in bond election next month.
Tonganoxie USD 464 will be offering informational meetings about the proposed $51.4 million bond issue that would fund an overhaul of the Tonganoxie High School campus. Stephanie Meyer with DLR Group spoke to the school board at Monday’s regular meeting about some plans for meetings and tours at THS for patrons, along with a series of mailers to educate the public on the proposed project.
The timeline for a mail-in ballot has been set for a proposed $51.4 million bond issue that would substantially upgrade the current Tonganoxie High School campus. The final step before that is final approval from the State Board of Education to move forward, which is expected early next week.