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Project Updates
  • Board Approves MTA Project for Straw Vote November 21, 2016   The MSAD No. 75 Board has approved “in concept” the new Mt. Ararat High School.  In doing so, the Board set Monday, December 12, 2016 as the Second Straw Vote.  The Straw Vote will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the High School Commons.  December 14th, Wednesday, was selected as an alternative date if needed.   This Second Straw Vote provides feedback to the Building Committee, School Board, and State Board of Education about the level of support for the project in the community.  If the Straw Vote is positive, the District will then seek approval from the State Board of Education in January, with a potential Referendum in March.   We have held numerous meetings ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2016, 9:43 AM by Ryan Palmer
  • Latest Recommendations from Building Committee go to School Board on November 17, 2016 for Concept Approval Project UpdateLatest Recommendations from Building Committee go to School Board on November 17, 2016 for Concept Approval   At its November 2, 2016 meeting the Building Committee (BC) supported moving 4 projects into fundraising: The competition field scoreboard, the second gym scoreboard, the baseball field scoreboard and the ropes course.  The items total $121,000.  It is anticipated that additional items for private fundraising may be identified throughout the building project.  This list has been shared with the Naming Rights and Sponsorship Committee and they are eager to get to work on that goal!   The Building Committee recommends removing the additional seats from the Forum; therefore, the Forum will remain at the 250 seats funded by the State. Additionally, the ...
    Posted Nov 10, 2016, 5:27 AM by Ryan Palmer
  • Public Weighs In at Community Forums Public Weighs InOctober 29, 2016M.S.A.D. No. 75 recently held four town forums to gather community input regarding the Mt. Ararat High School Project.  Those meetings gave nearly 100 community members an opportunity to see the most recent design of the school provided by architectural firm PDT.  The final elements of the design should be completed in the next two weeks.An explanation of each of the potential unfunded items under consideration by the Building Committee was given by members of the sub-committees including Mike Chonko, Brad Totten, Brant Miller, Geoff Godo and Donna Brunette.  Unfunded aspects are those spaces or features that have been recommended by the Building Committee that will not receive financial ...
    Posted Oct 31, 2016, 7:27 AM by Ryan Palmer
  • Public Forum from Oct. 17th Video EDU msad 75 Public Forum MTAHS 17oct16 from htv14 on Vimeo.
    Posted Oct 28, 2016, 10:00 AM by Ryan Palmer
  • Articles Summarizing August Public Forum Available Please refer to the following articles to learn more about the Public Forum from August 3, 2016.  The Building Committee will discuss data gathered at the forum and will make recommendations to the School Board about which unfunded components to include in the project and whether those components would be paid for via local tax dollars or private fundraising.  PDT Architects and the Building Committee are beginning to plan for construction including work on new roadways, parking, and pre-construction of athletic fields. The next Building Committee meetings are scheduled for September 7, 2016 and September 14, 2016 at Mt. Ararat High School, 5:30 PM.    Times Record: "No Mt. Ararat High School referendum in November"    The Forecaster: "SAD 75 ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2016, 12:43 PM by Ryan Palmer
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