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Board of Trustees Approves Oxford School District Capital Improvement Plan: What’s Next for the Proposed Bond Referendum

Capital Improvement Plan graphicOxford, Mississippi (July 20, 2017) — During it’s regularly scheduled July board meeting on July 17, 2017, the Oxford School District (OSD) Board of Trustees approved the Oxford School District Capital Improvement Plan.

Purpose of the OSD Capital Improvement Plan

On an annual basis, the school board adopts a Capital Improvement Plan that addresses the adequate levels of student enrollment and shifts in enrollment, along with school facility condition and functionality from an educational perspective. The board of trustees is responsible with providing an adequate educational environment for the students of the Oxford School District. To fulfill this obligation, the school board regularly engages in comprehensive long-range planning of school facility construction, renovation and maintenance.

What’s Next for the Proposed Bond Referendum?

With the school board approval of the district’s Capital Improvement Plan, the school board will now look to adopt a resolution to move forward with the proposed bond referendum, and well as approve a date for the community to vote on the proposed bond referendum. The proposed bond referendum includes the construction of a new elementary school and renovations and additions to existing Oxford schools.

The school board will meet Monday, July 24, 2017, at 8 a.m. in OSD Central Office-Bramlett Conference Room located at 224 Bramlett Boulevard in Oxford for a special called board meeting. During the special called board meeting, the OSD Board of Trustees will meet to consider and take action on resolutions related to the proposed bond referendum and bond referendum election.