2007 Bond Update

In March 2007 voters in the Putnam City school district approved a $30.5  million bond proposal to maintain and improve school buildings and sustain well-equipped, high-quality learning environments. All projects in that bond proposal are now complete. Here's how bond funds were used:

First Release of Bond Funds
July 2007

Complete 
· Replace portions of roof at Western Oaks Elementary School 
· Install classroom doors at Ralph Downs Elementary School 
· Replace emergency stairs at Wiley Post Elementary School 
· Purchase of new sewing machines and cabinets for Putnam City West High School 
· Update hood controls in kitchens for emergency shutdown 
· Lockers for Cooper Middle School 7th-grade football team 
· Purchase textbooks 
· Replace deteriorating plaster gym walls at Capps Middle School 
· Improvements and additions to technology 
· New school building to replace Central Elementary School 
· Complete fencing around perimeter of Hefner Middle School 
· Upgrade and replace safety equipment in high school science labs 
· Replace portions of roof at Putnam City West High School 
· Replace portions of roof at Western Oaks Middle School
· Add additional electrical outlets/circuits in older schools
· Replacement of flooring as needed


Second Release of Bond Funds
January 2008

Complete 
· Truck for Child Nutrition Department (16' box truck with lift) 
· Purchase textbooks 
· Renovation of locker rooms at Western Oaks Middle School
· Replace heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment at Putnam City North High School
· Replacement of flooring as needed 
· Desks, bookcases and other furniture at schools as needed
· Adding parking areas and paving as needed


Third Release of Bond Funds
January 2009

Complete 
· Purchase textbooks 
· Construct locker rooms for female athletes at Putnam City North High School
· Replace heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment/controls at Hefner Middle School
· Improvements and additions to technology


Fourth Release of Bond Funds
January 2010

Complete 
· Enlarge band room at Putnam City West High School 
· Replace electric switchgear and upgrade main electrical feed at Lake Park Elementary School 
· Replace portions of roof at Hilldale Elementary School 
· Replace roof at Project Strive 
· New gym lights in four middle schools
· Add four new classrooms to Hilldale Elementary School 
· Add emergency and exit lighting
· Purchase kitchen equipment 
· Replacement of flooring as needed 
· Desks, bookcases and other furniture at schools as needed
· Replace heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment/controls at Ralph Downs Elementary School 
· Replace heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment/controls at Will Rogers Elementary School
· Improvements and additions to technology
· Technical services cabling

· Adding parking areas and paving as needed

· Replace heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment/controls at Western Oaks Middle School