Superintendent Don Johnson gave a brief update on facility options at both middle schools due to additional contingency funds being available at the Board of Education's regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 12.
He said as much as $500,000 might be available although Assistant Superintendent for Business Services Tom Wohlleber noted because they are referendum funds they must be used at Glacier Creek or Kromrey.
Johnson said administration is recommending that $30,000 be used to sod rather than seed the field at Kromrey. It is also recommending that $73,000 be used to grade the field and expand the retaining wall and fencing should the Board decide in the future to install turf.
Should the Board decide to install turf at Kromrey now, the cost would be up to $600,000. He noted turf might allow a field to be used from March through November depending on the snow level. He also is worried that with limited field space at Kromrey a grass field could be problematic.