Riverhead BOE agenda: School board set to make bond official

10/24/2011 12:00 PM |


The Riverhead school board is scheduled at its meeting Tuesday to officially accept the results of a vote on a $78.3 million plan for infrastructure upgrades at district buildings and grounds. The vote passed 2,330 to 2,096, according to the official tally.

The resolution states the work will include “the construction of building additions to provide for new classroom, lavatory, kitchen, cafeteria and other space; interior reconstruction and space reconfiguration; roof replacement and/or reconstruction; replacement of windows, doors, floors, lockers and ceilings; heating, air conditioning, ventilation, plumbing, electrical, security, fire alarm, clock, public address and lighting system enhancements; improvements to facilitate access by the physically challenged; auditorium and gymnasium upgrades; exterior building envelope improvements; drainage, parking, driveway, sidewalk and curb improvements; construction of athletic facility improvements, including the construction of new ballfields and the reconstruction of existing fields, running track, tennis courts and playground areas.”

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

The plan was the final recommendation of the Community Partnership for Revitalization committee, a team of district employees and community members charged with devising a plan taxpayers could support. A second proposal for a $7 million gymnasium at the high school was rejected by voters.

Other agenda items worth noting:

• The school board is set to vote an a resolution to adopt the “Green Construction Module: An introduction to green technology” for the technology curriculum at Riverhead High School.

• The board is also set to accept a $635.81 donation from the Riley Avenue Parents Association for a donation from a $551.61Target and an $84.20 donation from Stop & Shop.

See agenda below

Oct 25