Facilities Master Plan
The Board of Education met in regular session on June 14, 2023 and approved a Resolution determining to proceed with submitting to the electors of the school district the single question of the issuance of school improvement bonds in the aggregate principal amount of $105,440,000 and the levy of an additional 0.50-mill to provide funds for the acquisition, construction, enlargement, renovation, and financing of general permanent improvements, pursuant to section 5705.218 of the revised code. (#2023-55)
The Board of Education met in regular session on May 17, 2023 and approved the School District Board Resolution Accepting the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission Establishment of the New Scope, Estimated Basic Project Cost and Local Share in the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program (LAPSED). (#2023-44)
The Board of Education met in regular session on May 17, 2023 and approved a Resolution Declaring the Necessity of Submitting the Single Question of the Issuance of School Improvement Bonds in the Aggregate principal amount of $105,440,000. for the purpose of constructing, adding to, renovating, remodeling, furnishing, equipping and otherwise improving school district building and facilities. (#2023-45)
The Board of Education met in regular session on May 17, 2023 and approved a Resolution Determining that the School District is a Special Needs District and Authorizing the preparation and filing of materials in connection with applications for designation of the School District as a Special Needs District Pursuant to Section 133.06(E) of the Revised Code. (#2023-46)
The Poland Board of Education met on February 11, 2023 for its annual Board Retreat. The Facilities Master Plan was the focus of the meeting. Renderings of possible new facilities were presented to the Board at the retreat by consultants at GPD Group.
Superintendent Hockenberry is inviting you to a facilities forum nearest you! There are multiple stops on this tour for you to get the facts. Bring your friends, and see you there!
The school board has taken the first steps toward building new schools by approving resolutions to start the process of placing a bond issue on the November ballot.
At Wednesday evening’s board of education meeting, the community and board members discussed plans, costs and designs for the future of Poland’s school buildings.
The Poland Board of Education will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.
Poland schools have a “Plan B” in case voters don’t want the new school buildings. “Our mission is to get the word out,” Superintendent Craig Hockenberry said. “We need to let people know where we will be financially with both the new and keeping the old.”