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School Board to Increase Property Taxes—Again

The school board is set to adopt a tax levy that may increase the taxes on a median-valued  home ($350,000) by $308 next year. A Truth in Taxation hearing was held as part of the Nov. 15 School Board meeting. … Continue reading

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“Vote Yes” Campaign Funded by Outside Insider Corporations

“Yes for BPS101”, the group that sent out deceptive mailers accusing the anonymously sent “Vote No” mailers of being from “outsiders” and not complying with legal reporting requirements, are themselves funded by outsiders and not in legal compliance! Worse yet, … Continue reading

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$140 Million School Referendum Defeated

Update: Final tally 7060 NO to 7036 YES — referendum defeated by 24 votes As of the evening on Wednesday, Nov. 9, the $140 million referendum was voted down by 176 votes, 6918 NO to 6742 YES. It may change … Continue reading

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Demolish and Rebuild 2 Schools?

Part of the $140 million referendum proposal is to demolish and rebuild 2 schools, Louise White and H.C. Storm. Both schools are only 44 years old, built in 1978. In 2015, the last Comprehensive Capital Improvement Plan lists both schools … Continue reading

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Vote NO to $140 Million Referendum

Update: “Vote NO” yard signs are available. Please request your sign through our “Contact Us” page. On the November 8, 2022 ballot is a $140 MILLION referendum for BPS101. From the district website: “Shall the Board of Education of Batavia … 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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