Carmel Schools Capital Project Vote: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Capital Project Vote: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Carmel High School-for residents of the Hamlet of Carmel, Putnam Valley and Southeast

Kent Elementary School - for residents of Kent and East Fish.

Matthew Patterson Elementary School - for residents of Patterson


About the Capital Project Bond Propositions

On Tuesday, March 26, 2019 voters of the District will decide on two capital project bond propositions. Proposition A addresses critical infrastructure issues, library improvements at GFMS, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Proposition B includes the replacement of our current aging and out-of-compliance transportation facility. These propositions are separate and independent of one another. Each will be considered by voters and each will be decided by a majority vote. Take a moment to read the facts about this proposal. We welcome your comments and questions, which can be directed to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or to Mr. Eric Stark, Assistant Superintendent for Business at 845 878-2094, ext. 215.

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PROPOSITION A -- $16,623,404

  • ROOF REPLACEMENTS - All or part of the roofs at all five school buildings have reached the end of their useful life. $14,958,135.  Click for more information.
  • LIBRARY IMPROVEMENTS - The current GFMS library is original to the building (1970's). Improvements will be made to modernize the space for 21st Century learning $637,650. Click for more information.
  • AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) COMPLIANCE - Make identified areas in each school accessible to provide equal opportunities for all. $1,027,619. Click for more information.

PROPOSITION B -- $10,925,736

  • TRANSPORTATION FACILITY - Purchase land and construct a new transportation facility that will be compliant with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Plans include blacktop parking for all 120 buses and a bus wash. $10,925,736. Click for more information.

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