Bond Projects & Timeline

Location: Union Gap School

Project: Upgrade security to include entry point access controls, gymnasium addition, kitchen expansion, expanding parking, and additional playground equipment. Click to see Mailed Flyer sent out 10/17/22

Estimated Completion: Summer 2024 (Pending Bond Vote in November 2022)

Purpose: Our existing bond for the original construction of our school is expiring and with the passage of this bond in November 2022, the tax rate should be the same/similar to what has been in place since 2009. This bond will allow the district to construct an additional gymnasium with restrooms, concessions and other support areas, and make infrastructure, health and safety improvements. Additionally, the district will be upgrading and/or improving the existing gymnasium, expand and upgrade parking areas, and acquire and install needed playground equipment & create a new hard top area for play. The School Board determined that these projects were necessary to improve the athletic facilities, outdated infrastructure and safety systems.

Cost Information:

  • No more than $9,655,500 for the total project

  • Taxes will be collected over a period of no more than 18 years

  • Tax rate will be $1.43 per $1000 of assessed value

    • Example cost for a $200,000 home/property would be $24 per month

Additional Information:

Design Advisory Committee

  • Lisa Gredvig - Superintendent

  • Tony Silver - Director of Operations

  • Patrick Vincent - School Principal

  • Melissa Butler - P.E. Instructor/Athletic Director/ASB & Leadership advisor

  • Katie Pottenger - P.E. & Health Instructor

  • Misty Reddick - Head Cook

  • Marisela Solis - Community Member & UGS Parent

  • Brent Harding & Kelly Hendrickson of NAC Architecture

Previous Bond Projects

Location: Union Gap School

Project: Build new school building

Completion Date: Fall 2009

Additional Information: Existing Building had portions of the school that had been in place since the district was established in 1890 and the last major renovation was in the early 80s. New school building was built within the same physical property in the previous playground & play field area.

Location: Union Gap School Bus Garage

Project: Build new bus garage

Completion Date: Summer 2006

Additional Information: Union Gap School needed a transportation facility constructed to house district buses & vehicles.