Baker School Bond Measure 1-108
Baker School District 5J has receive a $4 million state matching grant with the passing of the bond measure in the May 18, 2021 election.
The district is contributing $4 million from its Capital Projects and Student Investment Account (SIA) funds. The total amount available for bond projects is $12 million.
The bond contribution breakdown:
$4 million from the passed bond measure
+ $4 million from state matching grant
+ $4 million from district*
= $12 million bond projects
*Capital Projects & Student Investment Account funds
Bond funds will be used to:
Replace/upgrade mechanical and electrical systems at all schools to improve heating, cooling and ventilation
Baker High School (main gym, small gym, auditorium)
Baker Middle School
South Baker Intermediate School
Brooklyn Primary School
Haines Elementary School
Keating Elementary School
Baker Early Learning Center (Formerly North Baker)
Add middle school cafeteria
Construct approximately 5,000-square-foot multipurpose building at Baker Middle School for use as a cafeteria/kitchen
Upgrade security and access systems at all schools
Upgraded security cameras, fire alarms and public address systems with full campus coverage
Key card systems and door sensors to control access to buildings
Secure entry vestibules at Brooklyn and South Baker
Replace roof at South Baker Intermediate School
Despite multiple attempts to repair the roof, it is leaking and in degraded condition beyond simple repair
The bond will raise $4 million and will be repaid over five years. Property owners will pay approximately $0.66 per $1,000 of assessed property value (about $66 per year, or $5.50 per month, for a home assessed at $100,000).
Assessed Value is not the same as "Market Value". The assessed value is the value your property is assessed at from the county and is used to calculate your property taxes owed to the county. You can find this value on your annual property tax statement.
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