School Bond Proposal Update Fall 2021

Nov 3, 2021 | News

The November school bond proposal update is ready and the votes are in! November saw twenty-five school bond proposals on the ballot, and many bond proposals have passed. Here are a few takeaways from the November 3rd election:

  • 85% of the school bonds include technology upgrades.
  • The estimates varied widely starting from $3,900,000 for Ishpeming Public School District up to the largest estimate of $130,000,000 for Taylor School District. 
  • TowerPinkster and Kingscott have the largest share of bonds.
Battle Creek Public Schools

PASSED 51.7%
Architect: C2AE
Construction Manager: Elite Companies
Estimate: $44,800,000
Project ID 2021-05ED

Brandon School District

PASSED 54.1%
Architect: Wakely Associates Inc
Estimate: $26,100,000
Project ID 2021-1EE5

Coldwater Community Schools

FAILED 53.4%
Architect: TowerPinkster
Construction Manager: Owen Ames Kimball Co
Estimate: $50,000,000
Project ID 2021-1F0E

Coldwater Community Schools

FAILED 60.8%
Architect: TowerPinkster
Construction Manager: Owen Ames Kimball Co
Estimate: $17,000,000
Project ID 2021-1F0F

Constantine Public Schools

FAILED 57.2%
Architect: TowerPinkster
Construction Manager: Wolgast Corporation
Estimate: $45,605,000
Project ID 2021-1F0B

DeWitt Public Schools

PASSED 70.9%
Architect: GMB Architecture + Engineering
Construction Manager: Will Be Determined After Vote
Estimate: $66,000,000
Project ID 2021-1F25

Fowlerville Community Schools

PASSED 52.08%
Architect: Integrated Design Solutions
Construction Manager: AUCH Construction
Estimate: $41,900,000
Project ID 2021-05DF

Frankfort Elberta Area Schools

PASSED 74.9%
Estimate: $13,075,000
Project ID 2021-244B

Galesburg Augusta Community Schools

PASSED 53.3%
Architect: TowerPinkster
Construction Manager: Triangle Associates Inc
Estimate: $16,500,000
Project ID 2021-0093

Hamilton Community Schools

FAILED 53.6%
Architect: GMB Architecture + Engineering
Construction Manager: Owen Ames Kimball Co
Estimate: $21,675,000
Project ID 2021-21C7

Ida Public School District

FAILED 58%
Architect: Kingscott & Kohler Architecture
Construction Manager: Clark Construction Co
Estimate: $38,800,000
Project ID 2021-1F71

Ishpeming Public Schools

PASSED 71%
Architect: U P Engineers & Architects
Construction Manager: Will Be Determined After Vote
Estimate: $3,900,000
Project ID 2021-1EE9

Kelloggsville Public Schools

PASSED 55%
Architect: TowerPinkster
Construction Manager: Owen Ames Kimball Co
Estimate: $11,300,000
Project ID 2021-2797

Leslie Public Schools

FAILED 54.5%
Architect: Kingscott
Estimate: $20,000,000
Project ID 2021-1E45

Madison District Public Schools

PASSED 59.7%
Architect: Byce & Associates
Estimate: $11,400,000
Project ID 2021-2028

Marshall Public Schools

FAILED 66.4%
Architect: Kingscott
Construction Manager: CSM Group
Estimate: $45,580,000
Project ID 2021-07D5

Mount Pleasant Public Schools

PASSED 60.5%
Architect: Kingscott
Construction Manager: Wolgast Corporation
Estimate: $45,900,000
Project ID 2021-23A0

Pennfield Schools

PASSED 58.6%
Architect: Kingscott
Construction Manager: CSM Group
Estimate: $30,000,000
Project ID 2021-2021

Pentwater Public Schools

FAILED 66.9%
Architect: TMP Architecture Inc
Construction Manager: Rockford Construction Co
Estimate: $23,900,000
Project ID 2021-1EEA

Perry Public Schools

PASSED 54.95%
Architect: Integrated Designs Inc
Construction Manager: Wolgast Corporation
Estimate: $9,850,000
Project ID 2021-1CCF

Ravenna Public Schools

FAILED 53%
Architect: TowerPinkster
Construction Manager: Beckering Construction Incorporated
Estimate: $5,300,000
Project ID 2021-004F

Romeo Community Schools

PASSED 53%
Architect: French Associates Inc
Construction Manager: Barton Malow Co
Estimate: $87,500,000
Project ID 2021-1F27

Tahquamenon Area Schools

PASSED 55%
Architect: Integrated Designs Inc
Construction Manager: Wolgast Corporation
Estimate: $9,750,000
Project ID 2021-1F26

Taylor School District

PASSED 55.4%
Architect: TMP Architecture Inc
Estimate: $130,000,000
Project ID 2021-1F78

Yale Public Schools

PASSED 56.2%
Architect: SitelogIQ
Construction Manager: SitelogIQ
Estimate: $15,810,000
Project ID 2021-1F09

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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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