2016 Bond Issue

2016 Bond Projects
 
The 2016 bond issue was passed in August 2016.  Funds will become available in approximately $15 million increments over a four-year period.  
 
ALL SCHOOLS
 
Technology improvements: ($7 million)
 
   Technology upgrades 1.5 million/yr
   over a four-year period
Infrastructure including upgrade of network speed from 100 Mbits to 10 Gbits has been completed.  District has purchased approximately 17,000 Chromebooks for classroom use.  Other infrastructure improvements are ongoing.
   
Security enhancements ($1 million)
 
   Security enhancements
Several hundred video cameras have been added to school facilities throughout the district, monitors have been added at both CHS and RRHS, Access control has been completed at RRHS and old control systems have been replaced with one uniform system.  Access control has been added to elevators at buildings with elevators.  Additional security improvements were funded through state legislative appropriations and are ongoing.
   
Exterior lighting study  Complete
   
SHINING STARS PRESCHOOL   
  New campus: ($15.5 million)   In construction; scheduled to open in the fall of 2020
   
JOE HARRIS ELEMENTARY
 
  New campus ($24.5 million)   In construction; scheduled to open in the fall of 2020
   
RIO RANCHO HIGH SCHOOL
  Security improvements: access control
  Complete
  Exterior improvements: B&E Academy
  Complete
  Football/soccer stadium emergency
  access/parking/landscaping
  Complete
  Track stadium restrooms/storage/fencing
  In construction
  Site security improvements (fencing)
  Complete, additional work pending funding 
   
V. SUE CLEVELAND HIGH SCHOOL
  Student parking expansion
 Complete
   
INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL
  ADA access improvements  Complete
   
RIO RANCHO MIDDLE SCHOOL
  HVAC Improvements 
  Complete
  Fine arts storage
  Complete
  South wing improvements
  Funding reallocated
   
EAGLE RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL
  HVAC Improvements
  Complete
  Gym floor: conversion to wood
  In construction; completion in July 2020

 
MOUNTAIN VIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL
  HVAC Improvements 
  Complete
  Gym floor: conversion to wood
  Complete
   
LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL
  Fine Arts equipment storage
  Complete
   
COLINAS DEL NORTE ELEMENTARY
  HVAC improvements   Complete
   
MLK ELEMENTARY
  Site pedestrian safety improvements
  Complete
   
PUESTA DEL SOL ELEMENTARY
  Playground access improvements
  Complete
   
RIO RANCHO ELEMENTARY 
  Security improvements: access control
  Complete
   
REAL ESTATE
  Land Purchase ($3 million)    In progress 
   
Total: $60,000,000