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Post ISD Plans Bond Election

Total project cost over $28 million

Published Aug. 26, 2012 @ 9:06 p.m.

The Post ISD School Board has entered into a Joint Election agreement with Garza County to hold a Bond Election on General Election Day, November 6, 2012.  There will be a town hall meeting regarding the bond election, hosted by Post ISD September 17th, 7 p.m. in the cafeteria.

The trustees are asking for approval of a $28,480,000.00 Master Plan to build a new high school as well as an upgrade to athletic facilities.  According to the proposed spending plan for the bond money Phase I (2012 Bond Program) includes:

Maintenance/Transportation - $1,700,000
8 Lane Track - $900,000
Student Drop-Off/Parking - $400,000
New 300 Student High School - $12,900,000
      Sub Total Phase 1A    $15,900.00

Renovate Existing High School into Middle School - $2,000,000
Demo Existing Middle School - $800,000
New Athletic Fieldhouse - $2,000,000
New Football Concession/Restrooms/Football Turf - $1,700,000
      Sub Total Phase 1B    $6,500,000

Sub Total Phase I Construction Costs - $22,400,000
Contractor Overhead and Profit - $450,000
Estimating Contingency (2013 cost) - $850,000
Reroofing - $1,400,000
      Total Phase I Construction Cost   $25,100,000

A/E Fees/Tests/Codes/Permits - $2,130,000
FFE/Technology/Security - $1,250,000
      Total Phase I (2012 Bond Program) Project Cost   $28,480,000

The School Board will meet August 30 at Noon, Administrative Offices, 501 S. Avenue K to approve the 2012-2013 budget.  This meeting was originally scheduled for 6:30 on the same day.  The next regular School Board meeting is September 11.


Joint Election Agreement

Order Calling a Special Bond Election




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