A PLAN TO COMPLETE OUR CAMPUS.
This proposed plan completes our campus while still staying at or below the original tax impact.
We’re grateful that our community has already committed to funding and supporting the new Moose Lake Community School. That’s why throughout the planning process, the District’s goal was to create a plan that ensures we finally complete our campus in a way that will serve our students and community members well. At the same time, we respect that local taxpayers fund the plan, so we worked to provide a plan that stays at or below the original tax impact of the 2014 referendum thanks to our strong partnership with the state of Minnesota.
The District is presenting two ballot questions focused on completing outdoor facilities and spaces and providing adequate, outdoor, activity-related amenities for the Moose Lake Community School. Community members will vote on two ballot questions. Question 2 is contingent on Question 1 passing – Question 1 must pass for Question 2 to pass.
If passed, this plan would improve our current outdoor facilities by adding necessary facility needs. These improvements will allow our students and community members to enjoy and feel safe at sporting events and practices. The plan would:
Add a dedicated Early Childhood playground
Add additional parking for activities and events
Improve the track and field complex with:
Grandstand seating for 500 with press box
Building near the track for:
Storage space for athletics
Necessary equipment like goal posts and irrigation system
Improve the existing baseball field
Grandstand seating for 250 spectators with press box
Caps for existing fencing
Benches in dugouts
Installing bullpens and a batting cage
Add a softball field
Install a new softball field
Install standard items like fencing, dugouts and scoreboard
Additional land will be leveled and prepped for a future softball field
Add indoor and outdoor activities items
Cross-country and school forest trails
Early childhood wing cameras for increased security and monitoring
New portable stage with an accessible ramp
Slight enhancements to auditorium sound booth
Additional lawn mowing equipment for increased green space
If passed, Question 2 would make additional improvements to facilities beyond those in Question 1. These would include:
East parking lot to handle additional parking needs during activities and events
Add stadium lighting for football, track, baseball and softball facilities
Upgrade Question 1 softball field to a complex that would include:
Total of two softball fields with standard items like fencing, dugouts and scoreboard
Public amenities like concession space and restrooms