The current proposal details $44 million in work at the district’s two high schools. The 2009 bond issue highlighted needs at elementary and middle schools.
After Dr. Joe Siano's comments, the chamber board of directors approved a statement of support for the bond issue.
The bond issue will complete the job of having safe and secured entrances at all schools. There is $14.5 million in the bond issue for technology. Approximately $4.5 million is for technology infrastructure so all schools are equal. Additionally, $10 million will ensure that each student has the same opportunity to have one-on-one learning experience via technology.
In other action, chamber board members:
— Approved an $803,090 operating budget.
— Appointed a 2014 nominating committee of Mike Fowler, Kelley Grace, Andy Sherrer, Jim Adair, Dr. Nicole Jarvis, Andrew Seamens, Jim Wade and Robyn Castleberry.
— Approved a 2014 Legislative Agenda