Feels Region 12 faces ‘much work’ before key vote
To the Editor:
The Aug. 17 Region 12 Board of Education meeting revealed much work remains for the region to bring the agri-science program to the public for a vote.
This work includes the following:
Finalize the architect’s proposal for building renovations and expansion.
Complete a business plan that outlines the long-term viability of the proposal.
Complete bonding cost estimates related to the architect’s proposal.
Prepare presentations to educate the public prior the November referendum.
Next month will be a busy time for the Region 12 Board of Education and the administration.
During the last school year, 2014-15, 50 students from the eight proposed school districts attended high school in Woodbury for its agri-science program. This fact should be the basis for the business plan.
A forecast of 15 to 20 percent annual growth after the program begins might be reasonable.