At the Special Meeting called for 6/27/16, the Minuteman School Committee voted to authorize debt under MGL Ch. 71, Sec. 16 (n). Information on the District Ballot Election can be found here.May, 2016
The town of Belmont voted on 5/4/16 to reject the project. The motion was defeated by a vote of 141/81. All the other 15 towns either voted "Yes" or took no action, which means non-disapproval. Based on Belmont's vote, t
on 5/18/16. On 5/25/16, the MSBA made a determination, granting Minuteman an extension until 11/30/16 to secure local approval. Read MSBA letter (6/17/16) and related press release here.
The new Regional Agreement
was approved by the Commissioner on 3/11/16. On 3/15/16, the School Committee voted to bond for the Building Project under MGL Ch. 71, 16 (d). Read letter sent to all member towns informing them of the vote here.
The Annual Town Meeting (Spring, 2016) schedule and results related to bonding the project under 16 (d) can be found here.
The MSBA Board of Directors considered Minuteman's submitted Schematic Design and at their meeting held in Boston on 1/27/16, they voted unanimously to authorize its Executive Director to enter into a project funding agreement with Minuteman for the new $144.9 million educational facility. Read press release.December, 2015
On 12/15/15, the Superintendent and the Architects met with the Town of Lincoln's Capital Committee. See KBA Presentation.
The School Committee met on 11/17/15 and voted 12-1 to
approve the recommendation of the
School Building Committee to approve the Schematic Design, and to authorize
Skanska USA, the Owner’s Project Manager, to submit the Schematic Design
materials to the Massachusetts School Building Authority on behalf of the
Minuteman School District, no later than 12/1/15. See KBA Presentation
, and Press Release.
The School Building Committee met on November 16, 2015 and voted 13-0 to approve the Schematic Design with the recommendation to the School Committee to authorize Skanska USA, the Owner's Project Manager, to submit the Schematic Design materials to the Massachusetts School Building Authority on behalf of the Minuteman School District, no later than 12/1/15. See Minutes.
See KBA Presentation.October-November, 2015
Community meetings were held during October-November, 2015 to address concerns raised by some of the towns. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can be found here.