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School district Wilkes capital bond
On May 19, 2009, voters decide on a $42 million capital bond issuance proposal by Bainbridge Island School District. The bond would pay for the reconstruction of Capt. Charles Wilkes Elementary School, the oldest of the district's three elementary schools. Included in the bond would be $9.5 million for district wide capital improvements, including roofing, paving and energy conservation projects.
Ballots will be mailed to all island residences on April 29.
We want to hear your opinion on the school bond proposal. Use the comment field at the bottom of this page to voice your thoughts or pose questions. If you need any clarifications we will attempt to answer all questions to the best of our resources.
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Upcoming community conversations on the school bond:
"Faith in Our Community: A conversation with BISD Supt. Faith Chapel.
When: March 18, 10:15 a.m.
Where: BI Senior Citizen Community Center
Open to the public. RSVP can be directed to BISD Community Relations Coordinator Pam Keyes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-1398. Walk-ins are welcome.