AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — Voters in the Williamsville Central School District have overwhelmingly approved a $36.6 million project to renovate and expand music education facilities at the district's middle and high schools.
Voters approve $36.6 million capital improvement project to upgrade music facilities at the district’s high and middle schools! Final tally: 1,177 YES, 306 No. pic.twitter.com/i8OoLYUGwX— Williamsville CSD (@WCSD_K12) December 14, 2018
1,177 people voted in favor of the Music Space & Facility Capital Project. 306 people voted against it.
The money will go towards:
- construction at each high school to expand the music area to accommodate the growing instructional and storage needs for band, choral, and orchestra
- updating school auditoriums and renovating the music space at each middle school
- roof replacements at Transit Middle and Maple West Elementary schools
- a new emergency generator at Williamsville South
- a new pool dehumidification unit at Williamsville East
Renovations and expansions at each high school have been proposed as part of the Music Space & Facility Capital Project.— Williamsville CSD (@WCSD_K12) December 10, 2018
Come out and vote on this capital project from 7 AM - 9 PM on Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at the Williamsville North HS Gym.
YOUR SCHOOLS, YOUR VOICE! pic.twitter.com/I16oNL0kqT
The project will not increase the local tax levy, the district said. The money is coming from state building aid, voter-approved capital reserve funds, and the district’s long-standing debt service plan.
You can learn more about what the project will entail by clicking here.
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