News Release - May 21, 1999
PROVINCIAL FUNDING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN BUFFALO PLAINS SCHOOL DIVISION
Education Minister Clay Serby today announced provincial support of
approximately $310,000 to upgrade facilities in the Buffalo Plains
School Division. 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 Buffalo Plains School Division will receive approximately $310,000
in provincial funding for relocatable classrooms that will alleviate
"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