At the school board's last regular
meeting, director of operations Scott Williams gave an update on the progress
of the Kodiak High School expansion and renovation.
During last month's borough election, voters passed a bond proposition to fund
the project. The measure passed by a narrow margin of 167 votes.
-- (KHS Update 1 "We
recognize that ... community desires.")
campaign for the bond vote over, there's a great deal of work to be done before
any construction can begin on the high school. Williams outlined five points
that are to serve as guidelines as the multi-year project takes shape.
(KHS Update 2 "In
my discussions ... life of the project.")
to bond sales and the state building fund re-imbursement program, the district
is searching for other monies. Williams talked about that on-going hunt for
-- (KHS Update 3 "Creative
ways to ... follow-up grant.")
In order to prepare the application
for an Alaska Energy Authority research grant, the borough and school district
have been meeting with the architect of the school's current conceptual plans.
A resolution for approval of the
grant application will go before the assembly at its Regular Meeting on
Thursday. If adopted; the application is expected to be submitted the following
Williams said the school district
is seeking input from the community during all of the planning and
implementation phases of the project.