Longmeadow School Building Project Timeline

October 2009
The Longmeadow High School Feasibility Study was submitted by architects and Joslin Lesser and Associates.

September 30, 2009 - Public Forum

The project architect presented cost estimates for the three options (1B, 2A-1 and 2B) selected by the School Building Committee for the long term building solution for Longmeadow High School.
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February 11, 2010 - Public Forum
The Longmeadow School Building Committee held a public information session for the High School Building project. Updated designs and cost estimates were presented by our Owners Project Manager, Architects and School Building Committee members.

March 3, 2010 - Project Approval

The Longmeadow School Building Project was approved on March 31 by the Massachusetts School Building Authority. See the MSBA official recommendation for details. Please view the Grant Approval Letter (PDF).

The next steps before the project becomes a reality are a Special Town Meeting on May 25 to vote on a Proposition 2.5 debt exclusion override (needs 2/3 vote for approval). If successful, there will be a Prop 2.5 debt exclusion ballot question (majority vote to approve) at the Annual Town Elections on June 8.

April
, 2010 - Public Forum
View the April Forum (PDF).

May 25 - Public Forum
The Special Town Meeting on May 25 approved the Proposition 2.5 debt exclusion override by a vote of 2132 to 211. There will be a Prop 2.5 debt exclusion ballot question (majority vote to approve) at the Annual Town Elections on June 8.

June 8 - Annual Town Election Results
The Longmeadow High School Project was approved at the Annual Town Elections held on June 8, 2010. The vote was yes 4076 to 2340 no, so the Proposition 2.5 Debt Exclusion override for the new High School Project was approved.