2021 Capital Levy
Thank you, community!
This ballot measures was approved by voters.
“I want to extend my sincere thanks to everyone in our community who voted on the 2021 Capital Levy. It is exciting to see that the majority of voters are supporting the critical capital needs we have here in the Edmonds School District and that our community understands that building safe and accessible learning environments is a long term investment in our kids and their future.”
Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas.
The Edmonds School District held and election Tuesday, April 27, 2021, with a Capital Levy on the ballot. The School Board unanimously moved to place this measure before voters during a business meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020.
Why does the district need a capital levy?
|Make necessary improvements||Safety, security & accessibility||Capacity challenges||Replace Aging schools|
2021 Capital Levy - explained by students...
District Facility Needs
Explained by Capital Projects Director, Ed Peters
Oak Heights Elementary- the need for a new school
Explained by Oak Heights Elementary Principal, Jessica Asp
The need to rebuild Spruce Elementary
Explained by Spruce Elementary Principal, Emily Moore
Make necessary improvement to preserve buildings
- Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems
- Exterior wall improvements
- Fields, playfields and track improvements
Safety, security & accessibility
- Upgrade fire alarm panels and fire sprinkler
- Improve signage, fencing and gates
- District-wide accessibility improvements including automatic door openers
- Add building capacity for existing overcrowding by installing relocatable classrooms; Building covered play areas for some elementary schools
Replace old schools well past their lifespan
- Complete Phase 2 of Spruce Elementary
- Oak Heights Elementary