Sapulpa voters to decide $1.6 million School Bond issue

SAPULPA, Okla. — Voters in Sapulpa will head to the polls on Tuesday, March 2 to decide on a $1.6 million School Bond issue.

The Special Election calls for a vote on two School Bond propositions issued by Sapulpa Public Schools. The first will fund school improvements and the second will be used to purchase new transportation.

Proposition 1 includes $1,195,000 in projects.

  • Purchase and install furniture, fixtures, and equipment district-wide to include but not be limited to classroom/library furniture, security upgrades, and HVAC
  • Purchase new band instruments
  • Purchase equipment for Athletics, Cheer, and Ping Pings programs
  • Purchase equipment for Ag program
  • Purchase digital curriculum/textbooks district-wide
  • Purchase and install technology district-wide
  • Repair/replace roofs as needed

Proposition 2 includes $450,000 in new transportation.

  • Additional vehicle with wheelchair lift to accommodate Special Education students
  • Vehicle for Ag program
  • Activity Bus
  • Route Bus

There is no projected tax increase with the passage of the 2021 School Bond.

It’s the first Bond brought by the district since the community passed the $40 million bond issue in 2014 that included renovations to the Middle School, upgrades for the football stadium, the construction of the Westside Sports Complex, Chromebooks for students and staff, and much more.

In planning for the 2014 Bond, the school district formed a Long-Range Facilities Committee to determine the needs of the district for the bond that summer and 10 years into the future. The 2021 bond is the second step that helps bridge the gap until a larger bond in 2023 in which the district will look at building a new high school, among other projects.

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