Aug. 11--The Mitchell Board of Education will consider approving one of three financial proposals for the district's proposed new fine arts center at its meeting at 5 p.m. tonight in the commons area at L.B. Williams Elementary.
The district received three proposals for the financing of the proposed facility, projected to cost as much as $13.5 million and have about 1,200 seats, and extra space for choir, band and drama students.
Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves will recommend the board accept a proposal from Edward Jones, a financial services firm, which submitted a financing proposal totaling $18,268,889. That's lower than the two other proposals of $18,457,341 from D.A. Davidson Company and $18,501,762 from Doughtery & Company.
A representative from Edward Jones will attend the meeting and answer questions.
In other business, board members plan to:
--Consider accepting the resignation of Rick Johnson, a board member who suffered a stroke last year.
--Hear reports from board members and Superintendent Joe Graves.
--Hear public commentary.
--Conduct a building tour of L.B. Williams Elementary.
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