Pelham voters to decide on $22.6 million school project
There are no contested races for the School Board, but voters are being asked to approve a $22.6 million high school renovation project.
The renovations will help alleviate crowding and address all the school's state accreditation concerns, according to School Board Chairman Brian Carton.
The project will increase the number of classrooms, increase the size of the existing classrooms, update the cafeteria and gym, add a new performing arts space and create additional parking.
New collective bargaining agreements for teachers and educational assistants are also on the ballot.The teachers' contract would see an increase in salaries and benefits of $185,216 the first year and $199,696 the second year.The proposed educational assistants' contract would see an increase in salaries and benefits of $82,292 the first year and $42,999 the second year.