Phase IV expected to start in 2013
Planning for the next phase of the Watervliet City School District’s renovation project is well underway.
Once architects and estimators are finished narrowing the scope of the work, plans will be sent to the state Department of Education for approval. Architects told school board members and the community during the Board of Education meeting last week they expect to begin seeking bids for the project in January 2013. read more
Building Project Phase IV approved by voters
Voters in the Watervliet City School
District Dec. 20 approved
a proposed bond referendum 234-30.
The passage of the referendum will allow $18.9 million worth of renovations to move forward at the elementary and junior-senior high schools. The project will have no impact on the local property taxes.
Building Project History: Over the last several years, the Watervliet City School District has undertaken several construction and renovation projects. Phase I of the construction was completed in September 2007. Phase III (high school) began in January of 2009 and was completed in the fall of 2011. Phase IV is expected to get underway this year.
Phase III archived news stories:
Check out the inside of the new WJSHS Cafeteria! View Photos
Wondering what it looks like inside the new gymnasium? CHECK IT OUT!
YNN coverage of WJSHS construction READ and WATCH
Are you curious about what's going on inside the construction zones at WJSHS? CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO SLIDESHOW!
May 5, 2010
WJSHS building project will carry ZERO tax impact Read more
Groundbreaking ceremony celebrated CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
September 2009 construction impact meeting answered questions, including, "What happened to all the trees?" READ MORE