News Release - May 21, 1999
PROVINCIAL FUNDING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN LANDIS
On behalf of Education Minister Clay Serby, Sharon Murrell,
Battleford-Cutknife MLA, today announced provincial support of
approximately $90,000 to upgrade the school in Landis. The project is
one of 34 school renovation or upgrading projects announced today
throughout Saskatchewan. These projects will receive provincial
funding totaling $5.7 million.
"Saskatchewan Education is committing $24 million to over 100 school
upgrading, renovation or construction projects this year," Murrell
said. "This continues the level of funding for school capital
projects from last yea. The investment we are making in our schools,
and in the education of Saskatchewan children, is a good investment in
the province's future."
The Biggar School Division will receive approximately $90,000 in
provincial funding to replace half the roof at Landis School. The
total estimated cost of the project is $150,000.
"School upgrading projects like this demonstrate the government's
commitment to working with school divisions to provide students with
comfortable and well-equipped learning facilities," Murrell said.
Today's announcement is the first phase of upgrading and
renovation projects approved by Saskatchewan Education in the
1999-2000 fiscal year, and is in addition to major construction
projects already announced for Pinehouse, Estevan, Kennedy,
Regina and Meadow Lake.
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For more information, contact:
Phone: (306) 787-6040