School bonds for Collinsville and Inola public school districts passed Tuesday, according to the Oklahoma State Election Board Unofficial results.
The proposition for a $10,440,000 bond for CPS received a total of 57 votes and won with 73 percent.
This bond will fund a variety of projects including classroom additions to the Early Childhood Center; Upper Elementary classroom additions and cafeteria expansion; a softball locker room and dugout; and the Terry Due Athletic Complex, which includes a football locker room, weight room, training room and a wrestling practice facility and locker room, according to the Collinsville Public Schools Bond Proposal.
CPS Superintendent Jeremy Hogan thanked the Collinsville community in a statement.
“Today, you further emphasized how our community values public education and takes great pride in the success of our students and staff,” Hogan said in the statement.
Hogan said they have already begun working with the architect and construction manager and hope to break ground in the next 30-60 days.
“You will see priority given to completing the classroom additions due to the high need for additional learning space, but we will push to get all projects completed promptly,” he said.
Timeline details will be released soon.
The IPS proposition for $245,000 received 280 votes and won with 88.89 percent.
This bond will fund repairs to the roof on the Elementary School and work on the roof of the Administration Building, according to the IPS roof bond document. Any money that might be left over will go to updating the High School and Middle School intercom, fire alarm, and intruder alert system.
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