July 25th State Bond Commission Meeting Update

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July 25th State Bond Commission Meeting Update

Today, the State Bond Commission held a meeting to vote on a variety of state bonding requests, including $6.5 million in general obligation bonds for grants to assist charter schools with capital expenses and $190,645 in grants for projects that include alterations, repairs, improvements, technology and equipment to help address building and site deficiencies, and to promote the health, safety, and learning of the students.

The full agenda for this meeting can be found here.  

Below is a breakdown of the charter capital bonding awards by school, with a brief grant award description, and the total amount allocated:

School: Grant Description: Amount:
Amistad Academy

Debt Repayment

$850,000
AF Bridgeport Academy E.S. Debt Repayment $300,000
AF Bridgeport Academy M.S. Debt Repayment $550,000
Elm City College Prep

Debt Repayment

$850,000
Capital Prep Harbor

Window Replacement (264K), electrical upgrades (13K), HVAC (573K)

$850,000
Integrated Day Charter School Debt Repayment $31,017
Integrated Day Charter School

HVAC (188K), paving (45K), security upgrades (15K), bathroom improvements (40K),  improvements to school grounds (100K), science classroom and cafeteria upgrades (112K), five fitness stations (19K), window treatments (44K)

$563,000
Bridge Academy

Paving (63K), sidewalks (66K), fencing (7K), oil tank removal (40K)

$175,869
Stamford Charter School for Excellence

Entrance upgrades/ security (90K), boiler replacement and heating upgrades (281K), gymnasium improvements (95K), roof replacement (384K)

$850,000
Brass City Charter School

Building renovations of approximately 68K sq ft. Major items to be addressed include: elevator, stairwell, space for student support services and school administration

$736,000
Jumoke

Design renovate and build two science labs (875 Asylum St)

$402,993
Jumoke

Design renovate and build two science labs (339 Blue Hills)

$353,499
Total:   $6,512,378

 


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