News Release - May 21, 1999
PROVINCIAL FUNDING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN YORKTON
Education Minister Clay Serby today announced provincial support of
approximately $40,000 to upgrade a school in Yorkton. 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," Serby said.
"This continues the level of funding for school capital projects from
last year. The investment we are making in our schools, and in the
education of Saskatchewan children, is a good investment in the
The Yorkton Roman Catholic Separate School Division will receive
approximately $40,000 in provincial funding to replace the roof of the
original portion of St. Alphonsus Elementary School. The total
estimated cost of this project is $55,000.
"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," Serby 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