Ferndale School District Welcomes Bond Oversight Committee

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The Ferndale School Board welcomes newly selected Bond Oversight Committee Members Riley Cornelsen, Anya Milton, Bo Smith, Dan Cornelsen, Adam Rustad, Sandi McMillan, and Mark Harting.

All Oversight Committee members applied for consideration (that application can be found here) and met the following requirements:

• Must be a resident of the Ferndale School District

• Cannot be a Ferndale School District employee, vendor, contractor, or consultant

• Cannot be a City of Ferndale employee, consultant, or elected official

• Must be willing to commit to the multi-year timeframe of the Bond construction process

• Experience in construction, engineering, and/or project management is highly desired

“First, I would like to thank each of these individuals for agreeing to serve. I very much look forward to working with this group,” said Ferndale School District Board President Dr. Kevin Erickson. “The Oversight Committee is a critical piece of the Bond proposal and the Board is eager to support this new committee by ensuring that they have access to all the information they need to oversee Bond spending.”

Ferndale School District Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn agrees. “This new Committee will have a very important role in our community as they do the work of overseeing bond spending and communicating that information back to the voters. We are grateful to all our applicants and look forward to moving forward with the group that has been selected.”

The Ferndale School Board has proposed a Bond package to Ferndale voters in November. Ferndale voters will have the opportunity to vote on the Ferndale School Bond package in the November 2018 General Election. 

FERNDALE BOND PACKAGE:

  • Community Oversight Committee: to ensure that bond funds are spent according to what is detailed in the bond package, and that all projects are implemented as planned.
  • NEW Ferndale High School $105 Million
  • Modernize existing Performing Arts Center at Ferndale High School: $2 Million
  • Critical Needs (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, roofing): $4 Million
  • Safety & Security at all FSD buildings: $1 Million
  • Total Recommended: $112 Million