Citizens Bond Oversight Committee Seeks Members

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee Seeks Members (Ferndale Schools E Blast, http://www.ferndaleschools.org/districtnews/documents/Ferndale_eNews_Apr27_2012.pdf, Ferndale 115 News, May 1, 2012 ed) The Board’s Operations Committee is compiling a list of interested citizens who would like to serve on the 2012 Citizens Bond Oversight subcommittee. The group will meet monthly starting in May prior to each Operations Committee meeting…

Citizens for Quality Schools Gears up for Feb 28 Millage Vote

On Feb 28, 2012 voters will be asked to vote for a millage that would extend the current millage rate of 7 mills in order to raise money for infrastructure improvements in the Ferndale School District. Currently the bond is set to expire in 2023, but if approved it would extend taxpayer’s obligation to 2033. The money would be used to eliminate asbestos in school buildings, repair heating systems, upgrade wiring and other technological needs, pool repairs and other repairs.

Community Meetings on School Bond Issue

The Ferndale School District is moving forward with plans to put a $22,825,000 bond on the February ballot. The bond is an extension of current bonds with the taxes collected to be used for improvements to the School’s multiple buildings and property. There will be several meetings over the next two months to discuss the needs of the District with members of the public. Superintendent Gary Meier will be on hand to share information about the District moving forward.