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ImageBond Measure Details
For Vote November 8

$291.17 million bond measure would increase safety, improve technology, and expand educational and vocational opportunities. 



UPDATE:

On November 8, 2016, voters approved the Gresham-Barlow School District School Bond.

Many thanks to the community for its support of our students and our schools!

Watch for updates to be posted on this webpage soon as information about the Gresham-Barlow School Bond becomes available!

 

 

School bond priorities are to:

 
 

Increase student and staff safety.Image

  • Limit access points to school buildings.
  • Add modern equipment for emergency communications
  • Add classroom door locks.
Improve access to modern technology.
  • Upgrade technology and wireless infrastructure in all classrooms.
Upgrade and update aging schools, and address overcrowding.
  • Renovate building systems in 17 schools.
  • Improve water and air quality.
  • Repair and/or replace roofs.
  • Upgrade decade old and/or no longer functioning properly electrical, heating, plumbing, roofs, and windows. Year schools were built flyer (PDF)
  • Overhaul Sam Barlow High School and Gresham High School to meet the demand for hands-on job training opportunities through career and technical education.
  • Add 16 new classrooms at Hall Elementary, Hollydale Elementary, and Deep Creek-Damascus K-8.
  • Replace North Gresham Elementary School and East Gresham Elementary School.
School-Specific Project Lists: English | Espanol | русский

If the bond passes, the estimated cost would be:
$1.89 per every $1000 of assessed value.

Watch the School Bond Informational Video

English | Espanol

 
 
     
  Community Bond Plan  
 

A committee made up of students, parents, staff, and community members created the school bond plan. The group of volunteers met for eight months. They reviewed the facility needs of our schools. They talked about the learning needs of our students. They gathered feedback from staff, parents, and community members.
Bond Planning Committee Webpage


Additional Information

Oversight

An independent citizens oversight committee will be established to ensure school bond funds are used as intended.

Voting Dates:
  • October 18: Last day to register to vote. Register to vote online.
  • October 19-25: Ballots mailed to voters. This is a vote by mail election.
  • November 8: Election Day

Have questions?

Check out the District's Frequently Asked Questions List

Need more information?

Athena Vadnais at 503-261-4550 or gbsd@gresham.k12.or.us

 
     
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