Building for Excellence; School Board Approves $7 Million Bond Issue for Capital Improvements

Building for Excellence; School Board Approves $7 Million Bond Issue for Capital Improvements


The Starkville Oktibbeha School District Board of Trustees has approved a new, 10-year special obligation bond issue for $7 million to fund capital improvements throughout the district. 

The District recently completed a facilities audit that identified immediate building renovations and repairs, including: 

  • Reroofing
  • Electrical upgrades 
  • Restroom renovations
  • Window replacement 
  • Painting 
  • Lighting
  • HVAC

The projected cost of the capital improvement priorities is $8.1 million.  Other funding sources include existing District funds and federal funds.  

The bond will not require a tax increase.