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Lyndonville will have ground-breaking today for school capitol project

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 2 January 2019 at 8:16 am

File photo by Tom Rivers: A capitol project will add parking spaces and a separate drop-off zone to the parking lot and driveway at Lyndonville Central School.

LYNDONVILLE – The school district will have a ground-breaking ceremony this morning for a $10.7 million capitol project.

District voters on Feb. 13, 2017 gave their approval for the project, 106-19, to allow a series of improvements to go forward.

State aid will pay for most of the costs. The district already has the local share in a capitol reserve account so local taxes won’t be raised because of the project.

The projects involved include roof work, new air-conditioning (currently only 1/3 of school has AC), interior renovations (including removing a wall and adding two classrooms), lighting improvements, and site work that will add parking spaces and improve traffic flow. It will also add a clearly designated drop-off spot for parents taking their children to school.

The athletic fields will also be improved with drainage, new dugouts, fencing and electric service.

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