District hosts Capital Improvement Project public information
November 23, 2016
- On November 21, district officials hosted a public information
meeting about the proposed Capital Improvement Project.
Project Architect Matthew Milnamow
of LAN Associates of Goshen presented the community with a PowerPoint
presentation to illustrate the project proposal. At its conclusion,
Milnamow, along with LAN Vice President Michael J. McGovern and district
officials, answered a number of questions and concerns from attending
"On behalf of the Goshen Central
School District, I'd like to thank the community for participating in a
productive and informative session about the proposed Capital
Improvement Project," said Superintendent Daniel Connor. "We look
forward to continuing the conversation with our community as more
project details emerge."
The following questions and
concerns were addressed during the meeting:
Is there any history of a
capital improvement project being focused mainly only at one school
Will the new classrooms help
reduce class sizes?
What are soft
Why do we need an artificial
What are the benefits of
installing an artificial turf field?
What is the life expectancy of
an artificial turf field?
Have you prepared a life cycle
cost comparison or cost/benefit analysis of an artificial turf field
vs. a natural grass field?
Can you explain the cost
impact of the proposed bond referendum?
Will paying for a capital
improvement project increase the chances of cutting programs and
personnel in the future? ANSWER
If the project is not
approved, will it increase the chance for a negative tax cap?
Will construction be
disruptive to student learning?
If you have any questions
concerning the proposed Capital Improvement Project, email Public
Information Specialist Christina Gore at