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Townsend Elementary: Past, present, future
Built in 1935, Townsend Elementary School has been an important and integral part of the Walton Central School District and the community for more than eight decades. 
Capital Project Q&A
In response to community feedback and questions, below are some questions and answers about the Capital Project that have come to the Walton Central School District. 
Questions and answers from the Capital Project Forum
On February 26, the Walton Central School District held an informational forum for the possible upcoming Capital Project. During the evening, there were many questions from the community about the project. Some were answered that night, and others required more time to research and get answers. 
Capital Project page launched
To keep the community informed as much as possible, a Capital Project page has been launched on the Walton Central School District website. 
WCS presents first look at Capital Project
The Walton Central School District held its first Capital Project forum on Thursday, February 26. Nearly 100 people attended the meeting, which was held in the high school cafeteria.  
Answering some questions about the proposed capital project
As the Walton Central School District continues to prepare for a vote on a proposed capital project, many questions have come in from the community regarding different facets of the project.  
Taking a closer look at the capital project
With a possible capital project to move Townsend Elementary to the main campus of the Walton Central School District, many questions have emerged from the community. That is highly understandable in this situation, especially because it is in the early stages. We wanted to take a look at some of the questions that are coming in so far.  
Walton BOE weighs Townsend options; opts to present new school proposal
During its regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Walton Central School Board of Education spent several hours discussing three options to address flooding at Townsend Elementary. 
Walton CSD seeks long-term flooding solutions
The question facing the Walton Central School board of education is simple. What can the district do to prevent future flooding at Townsend Elementary School?

Finding an answer is far more complicated.
 
Important Dates
TBA through May 19: Community Presentations
March 24: Board of Education meeting 
May 19: Project referendum vote
June 2015-April/May 2016: Design phase
May 2016-January 2017: NYSED review/approval phase 
February/March 2017: Bidding phase
May 2017-December 2018: Construction phase
January 2019-June 2019: Construction closeout and commissioning 
July 2019-August 2019: Move-in/Setup phase 
September 1, 2019: First day of new school in elementary school
September 2019: Townsend Elementary building available for other uses 
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