A task force studying the future of the Strongsville School District's buildings could have a recommendation Monday night on a site for a proposed new middle school.
The Facilities Task Force, which developed , has spent the last several weeks tackling the issue of where the proposed new middle school should go.
The School Board will meet in a work session at 7 p.m. at the .
Three main locations have been identified, although the choice is not limited to those sites -- a 17-acre school-owned parcel next to , and the current or school properties.
Some officials say the school-owned site is not large enough to accommodate the school and athletic fields.
The new school is a major part of . Voters will be asked to take on the debt to build the new middle school, make some repairs at elementary schools and make major renovations at .
That would be followed in a few years by a second bond issue that would pay to build three new elementary schools and renovate and .
Business Manager Mark Donnelly , with hopes of bringing in a firm soon to oversee the planning of the new middle school.
School officials say now is the time to consider a ballot issue because an existing bond issue is expiring, meaning the $81 million bond would only raise property taxes about $18 a year for every $100,000 in home valuation.
The Facilities Task Force is made up of school officials and residents.