With the special election that would allow the Pelham School District to purchase property adjacent Colonial Elementary School one week away, the Pelham Village Board of Trustees and Mayor urged Pelham citizens to vote in the Special Election next Tuesday, June 18.

“This is a once in a generation opportunity,” said Deputy Mayor Adam Kagan at the Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, June 11. “Please go vote.”

The purchase of 314 Pelhamdale Avenue would allow the district to move offices out of PMHS and into the house, fmaking room for new classrooms in the high school pproved as part of the May 2018 capital improvements bond. Included will be new art rooms, Bridge Academy classrooms, a foundation of learning room and general purpose classrooms.

The house at 314 Pelhamdale Avenue will provide office space bu will also allow for the expansion of the  Colonial Elementary School playground.

Funds for the negotiated $1.1 million purchase will be allocated from reserves, meaning there will be no need for borrowing or any effect on resident taxes.

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