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Voters approve $36.6 million music facility upgrades in Williamsville schools

Posted at 12:38 AM, Dec 14, 2018

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.

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

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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