Board Meeting Summary, June 28, 2024

Board Meeting Summary, June 28, 2024
Posted on 06/28/2024
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This is a summary of the special public meeting of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board held June 28, 2024. 

Acknowledgement of Traditional Lands

Stacey Lewis, Trustee, South Prince Edward County, offered the Land Acknowledgement.

Staff reports

Easthill Elementary School update

Construction of the new Easthill Elementary School (EES) for 472 pupils on the site of the existing Queen Elizabeth School in Belleville is the result of the consolidation of Queen Elizabeth School and Queen Victoria School. EES is expected to be ready for full occupancy by August 2024 with an opening date of September 2024. The total funding allocated by the Ministry of Education for this project is $22,526,346.

The costs of the construction of the new school have increased since first approved by the Ministry of Education in 2018. The most recent Approval to Proceed (ATP) from the Ministry dated June 24, 2024 is for funding in the amount of $22,526,346. Find out more starting on page 2 of the June 28, 2024 agenda

Borrowing Resolution Amendment for Easthill Elementary School

Board members approved a new borrowing resolution for Easthill Elementary School in order to meet current capital expenditures. Find out more starting on page 6 of the June 28, 2024 agenda.

Next regular public meeting: August 26, 2024, 6:00 PM

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