Capital Project (2016-2019)

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, voters approved the financing for HCSD’s Capital Project, allowing the District to restructure and make improvements that can benefit students and the entire community. Thank you to everyone who took the time to learn about the project and cast their votes.

The Capital Project proposition passed, 611-399 (click here for a breakdown of the results). With this approval, HCSD can now move forward with the design phase. Through this process, the district will continue to share information and listen to feedback from staff, community organizations and residents.

Project Goals

The project will address important needs such as:

  • Replacement of aging infrastructure items that are nearing the end of their useful life
  • Increased efficiency in terms of space and energy usage
  • Improvement of classroom instruction by reorganizing grades to make better use of space and shared resources
  • Provide students and the community with safer and more useful athletic facilities
  • Safety issues related to bus loops and traffic patterns as needed
  • Planned maintenance and repairs

Capital Project Video (January 2016)

More Information

Tentative Timeline

The infographic (right) details the estimated project timeline:Infographic showing tentative timeline of project

  • Fall 2016
    • Submission of track/field building detail & design to the NYS Education Department for review and approval
  • Spring/Summer 2017
    • Track/field construction is estimated to begin, pending contractor bidding
    • Pending NYSED approval, construction for the new primary wing at M.C. Smith Intermediate School is anticipated to begin and continue through the summer of 2018
  • Fall 2017
    • The new track/field complex on the High School campus is expected to be completed
    • Grade 2 should be ready to move into their newly renovated wing at MCSIS
  • Spring/Summer 2018
    • The project should be approaching completion by this time and finished prior to the start of the 2018-19 school year

Past eNewsletters

In the News

August 2017 — Please note that since the Register-Star transitioned to, some links may not have transferred.