School facilities— Forum takes public pulse | #ESC_LLC | Questions about costs, the future of the Mills Lawn #school property and recommendations by the Ohio Facilities #Construction Commission dominated public comments last week during the first of three planned community forums to discuss the future of Yellow Springs’ public school buildings (ysnews). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1t1
More than 70 people were present at the initial forum Thursday, Oct. 18, conducted online through the Zoom video-conference platform. Leading the meeting were representatives of the SHP architectural firm, which is working with the school district to develop a facilities master plan that district leaders hope to take to voters in November in the form of a bond levy.
The district treasurer has estimated that at least $30 million will be needed to address all the issues that have been identified in the buildings, whether the community opts for renovation or new construction. (read more)