News Release - May 21, 1999
PROVINCIAL FUNDING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN MEADOW LAKE
On behalf of Education Minister Clay Serby, Post-Secondary Education
and Skills Training Minister Maynard Sonntag today announced
provincial support of approximately $140,000 to upgrade a school in
Meadow Lake. 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," Sonntag
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 province's future."
The Meadow Lake School Division will receive approximately $140,000 in
provincial funding to replace approximately half of the roof at
Jubilee Elementary School. The total estimated cost of the project is
"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," Sonntag 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