School Bond Proposal Update

Aug 4, 2021 | Announcements

This school bond proposal update shares information about the passed and failed August 2021 bonds, as well as a preview of bonds on the ballot in November.

The August school bond proposal update is ready and the votes are in! August saw thirteen school bond proposals on the ballot, and many bond proposals have passed. Here are a few takeaways from the August 3rd election, as well as a preview of what’s to come for November’s school bond proposal vote:

  • Two of the three proposals that failed, failed by a margin of 2% or less.
  • The estimates varied widely starting from $1,700 for Lawrence Public School District up to the largest estimate of $175,000,000 for Portage Public Schools. Both proposals passed.
Carson City-Crystal Area Schools

PASSED 67%
Architect: C2AE
Construction Manager: Granger Construction Company
Estimate: $5,650,000
Project ID 2021-0E94

Clawson Public Schools

PASSED 76%
Architect: Wakely Associates Inc
Construction Manager: Christman Company
Estimate: $55,900,000
Project ID 2021-10C2

Coleman Community Schools

FAILED: 69%
Architect: Integrated Designs Inc
Estimate: $21,505,000
Project ID 2021-1399

Jonesville Community Schools

PASSED 100%
Architect: Wightman
Construction Manager: Performance Services
Estimate: $5,500,000
Project ID 2020-19A9

Hastings Area Schools

FAILED: 51.3%
Architect: BMA Architects LLC
Construction Manager: Wolgast Corporation
Estimate: $21,900,000
Project ID 2021-149A

Lawrence Public School District

PASSED 59.8%
Architect: C2AE
Construction Manager: Owen Ames Kimball Co
Estimate: $1,700,000
Project ID 2021-0F27

Marion Public Schools

PASSED 53%
Architect: BMA Architects LLC
Construction Manager: Wolgast Corporation
Estimate: $4,700,000
Project ID 2021-0E97

Menominee Area Public Schools

PASSED 56%
Estimate: $12,000,000
Project ID 2021-1BA4

Paw Paw Public Schools

FAILED: 50.9%
Architect: TowerPinkster
Construction Manager: Owen Ames Kimball Co
Estimate: $53,640,000
Project ID 2021-0F2A

Portage Public Schools

PASSED 63.7%
Architect: C2AE
Construction Manager: Owen Ames Kimball Co
Estimate: $175,000,000
Project ID 2021-1457

Potterville Public Schools

PASSED 61.1%
Architect: GMB Architecture + Engineering
Construction Manager: Clark Construction Co
Estimate: $28,000,000
Project ID 2021-14A5

St Louis Public Schools

PASSED 51%
Architect: Forest Trail Design
Estimate: $10,230,000
Project ID 2020-128F

Swan Valley School District

PASSED 64%
Architect: TowerPinkster
Construction Manager: R C Hendrick & Son Inc
Estimate: $25,000,000
Project ID 2021-0F84

Becky, Construction News Reporter

Becky, Construction News Reporter

Builders Exchange of Michigan Planning Department

Becky has been with the Builders Exchange of Michigan as a Construction News Reporter for 10 years. She enjoys finding out about projects in the early planning stages and building relationships with project owners, architects, and engineers.

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