In the last month or so, I’ve covered the Iredell schools and their bond vote issue. Now that it has passed, it looks like there is a moving of goalposts being attempted.
Iredell-Statesville Schools’ Board of Education and administration signaled this week that it may be trying to change the school bond plans as they were presented to the voters who approved them two months ago.
In their Committee of the Whole meeting, board members largely reacted positively to two proposals from administrators: that they request that Iredell County commissioners sell all the bonds for projects in the district at once; and, if not, that the county allow them to swap the order of construction, moving the two new $23.5 million middle schools ahead of the $9.5 million auditoriums planned for the campuses of North Iredell and South Iredell high schools.
Read the rest. The Director of Finance is quoted as saying this was not what was originally presented.