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MEASURE 31-105

May 2022 Election

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If passed, the proposed bond measure would . . .

Replace the Annex Building located at La Grande Middle School

  • Single story, pre-engineered structure, multi-use facility

    • Academics

      • STEM Classes

      • Physical Education Classes

      • Health Classes

    • Athletics

    • Community Events

The multi-use facility would include two full size basketball courts that can be converted to four sport courts. Two drop down dividers would make the space friendly for softball and baseball pitching and hitting practices.

Relocate Maintenance/Grounds/Facilities

  • The district has a lease/purchase agreement to relocate maintenance, grounds and facilities operations to the Adams Professional Center if the proposed bond measure passes.

rendering of the proposed academic and athletic complex. The rendering is the inside of the building and shows sport courts, batting cages and classrooms

Why Now?

The school bond tax rate would remain at the current rate if the proposed bond measure passes.

The district would receive a $4 million state matching grant if the proposed bond measure passes.

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Photo of students smiling

Here are some facts about the proposed bond:

  • The proposed bond is for $4.845 million, to be repaid over 13 years.

  • The district has been awarded a matching grant of $4 million from the Oregon School Capital Improvement Matching (OSCIM) program. This would be awarded if the proposed bond measure passes.

  • The district would have a total of $8.845 million for proposed bond projects if the proposed bond measure passes.

  • Proposed projects include replacing the Annex and maintenance buildings at La Grande Middle School and moving the Maintenance/Grounds/Facilities operations from the Annex to another site.

  • If approved, the proposed bond tax rate is estimated to remain at the current rate of $1.93 per $1,000 of assessed property value without adding years to the bond payoff schedule.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Superintendent Mendoza at George.Mendoza@lagrandesd.org.

Conceptual rendering of proposed academic and athletic center for LMS