GAINESVILLE — Area residents approved a $20.35 million capital project during voting Tuesday at Letchworth Central School.
The project was approved 167-121. It will be funded through a mix of state aid, managing debt service payments, and district capital reserve funds.
State aid will cover about 85 percent of the overall expenses. District officials had pushed for approving the project now, while the aid was still available at its current levels.
It’s expected there will be no impact on district taxpayers.
The project will focus on creating classrooms which expand upon the district’s existing program. A major portion of the renovations would be devoted to science, engineering, agriculture and math.
Upgrading school infrastructure is another major priority.
Specific work will include:
■ An elementary STEAM classroom aimed at providing room for…