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Vote NO to $140 Million Referendum

On the November 8, 2022 ballot is a $140 MILLION referendum for BPS101. From the district website: “Shall the Board of Education of Batavia Community Unit School District Number 101, Kane County, Illinois, be authorized to build and equip a … Continue reading

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$140,000,000 School Referendum

Tomorrow night, Tuesday, July 19, 7:00pm, the Batavia School Board will vote to put a referendum on the Nov. ballot, “to build and equip a new H.C. Storm School and a new Louise White School and demolish the existing buildings, and … Continue reading

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Library Remodeling?

Thursday, July 7, 6:30pm, the Batavia Library Committee of the Whole has on its agenda: Remodeling Project, Phase One: Master Plan / Concept Designa. Options for Master Plan / Concept Design, presented by Donald J. McKay, Principal, and AmySchmieding, Associate, … Continue reading

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BPS Master Facilities Plan, Finances

Thursday, 2/24, 6:30-8:30pm, is Session 2 of the school district’s community engagement for a Master Facilities Plan. Topic: Finances. Review of Session 1 and info on Session 2 can be found here:  https://www.bps101.net/boft/community-engagement/

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BPS Master Facilities Plan

Starting tomorrow night, Tuesday, 2/1/22, 6:30pm, the School District will begin holding meetings regarding a Master Facilities Plan. More details here: https://www.bps101.net/boft/community-engagement/ Please try to attend. They are likely gearing up for a referendum because the $75 million BFAC/fieldhouse bonds are … Continue reading

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SHODEEN PROJECT IS DEAD!

Shodeen pulled out of the agreement for the massive 1 N. Washington apartment complex downtown:

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BPS Health Insurance Plans

Tonight’s School Board meeting agenda includes approval of their health insurance contract. A screenshot from the agenda of their plan numbers with dollar amounts added for the % contributions and the deductibles can be found here. Is this what your … Continue reading

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BPS101 Budget Public Hearing Tonight

The School Board is holding a public hearing for their 2021-22 budget TONIGHT (8/24) 7pm. Excepts of letter sent to School Board by a founding BRG member: “Another Great budget with lots of specificity and clarity.  Another KUDOs to everyone involved. … Continue reading

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Dam, Shodeen

Tuesday night’s COW (8/24) will have more discussion of the Shodeen project. Last week, Shodeen had not yet secured funding, but has since done so.  BUT, the bank wants a letter of support from the Council saying he is not in … Continue reading

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Shodeen: Never Ending Drama

Tuesday night, 8/17, agenda item 6: “ Discussion: Update On One Washington Place”. What does this mean? We don’t know—there is no accompanying document. What we do know is that Shodeen failed to apply for permits by his contracted deadline, … Continue reading

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