Fergus Falls Public Schools – ISD #544 Commissioner’s Review and Comment

Published 2:41pm Tuesday, October 16, 2012

(First Publication October 9, 2012)

Fergus Falls Public Schools – ISD #544
Commissioner’s Review and Comment

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
The Fergus Falls Independent School District 544 is proposing improvements and additions to the existing Fergus Falls School District athletic facilities and sites.

The proposed project will include an expanded parking lot, two softball fields, three practice football/soccer fields, and a competition football/soccer field, an eight-lane track, and bleacher seating at the Kennedy site. The Cleveland site will include improvements to the facility consisting of ice rink removal and irrigation. The Roosevelt site will include fencing, grading and irrigation improvements. The lighted outdoor ice arena, presently located at Cleveland will be relocated south of the Fergus Falls Community Center on the Roosevelt campus. The proposed total budget for this project is not to exceed $6,265,000 and will be financed by the sale of 20-year bonds pending voter approval on November 6, 2012.

REVIEW AND COMMENT STATEMENT
Based upon the Department’s analysis of the school district’s required documentation and other pertinent information from sources of the Department of Education, the Commissioner of Education is providing a positive review and comment on this project,

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE
Persons desiring additional information regarding this proposal should contact the school district superintendent’s officeat 218-998-0544.

Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner
September 18, 2012

Publication Date: October 9, 2012

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