Kirby Nagelhout Construction Company has been chosen by the Echo School District to perform all work associated with the passage of the May 2016 bond election. The work includes a new gymnasium, additional classrooms as well as a metal and wood shop addition. Architects West, has been chosen as the architect for the projects. Total value of the project is approximately $8 million. $4 million from the passage of the 2016 bond and $4 million from matching state grants.
*On January 27, 2016, the Echo School District was chosen by the Oregon Department of Education to receive a matching grant of $4 million. Echo was one of only 10 districts statewide to be chosen based on the priority list grants that are part of the Oregon School Capital Improvement Matching Program (OSCIM) under Senate Bill 447. The primary goal of SB 447 is to encourage communities to pass local school district General Obligation (GO) bonds to address the deferred maintenance problems present in Oregon’s schools.
* From the Echo Scholl District Web Site