Questions and Answers about the Feb. 4 capital project

Why are we doing this now? The OESJ community approved a $24.016 million capital project in December 2016. That project received 98% state aid reimbursement because of the December 2012 merger of the Oppenheim-Ephratah and St. Johnsville school districts. The December 2016 project added an auditorium to the elementary school, an agriculture and technical classroom …

Did you miss the public hearing about the Feb. 4 capital project? You can watch the presentation here.

Interim Superintendent Joseph Natale presented information about the Feb. 4 capital project, a $9.4 million proposal that will replace fire alarms, boilers and a host of other items as outlined in the proposal.  Thanks to merger state aid, there will be no cost to the taxpayers for this proposal. Anyone with questions can call 518-568-7280 …

What specific projects would the February 4 proposal include?

Here’s the presentation from the Wednesday. Jan. 29 public meetings. This proposal can be summed up in three broad categories: ensuring health and safety, improving learning environments and updating infrastructure. Unlike the 2016 capital project, there are no building additions in this proposal. The items are smaller items, like new fire alarm systems, that will …

$9.4 million capital project on Feb. 4 captures important smaller construction needs

February 4 proposal to include no tax increase Now that the bigger initiatives – such as an Elementary School auditorium and updated science classrooms and a new agriculture and technical classroom at the Jr./Sr. High School – are nearing completion, smaller but important items still remain to be done in Phase 2 to bring the …

OESJ public information sessions about the Feb. 4 capital project vote are set for Wednesday, Jan. 29

OESJ will hold two public information meetings regarding the February 4, 2020 capital project vote on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at: 5:30 PM – Jr/Sr High School Auditorium – 44 Center Street, St. Johnsville, NY 13452 6:00 PM – Elementary School Cafeteria – 6486 State Highway 29 St. Johnsville, NY 13452 Details of the bond issue …

The dates you need to know for the Feb. 4 vote

The community will consider a $9.4 million capital project on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Because of the 98% state reimbursement and OESJ’s capital reserve, there will be no cost to the community for this proposal. There are several dates that you should keep in mind: Wednesday, Jan. 22 – Personal registration from 2 PM to 6 …

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