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As we posted last week, the newly-formed Old Mission Peninsula Education Foundation has submitted a bid to purchase the Old Mission Peninsula School (OMPS).

The offer of $750,000 for the building, contents and property has now been submitted to TCAPs by the Foundation, a community-based non-profit formed in September 2016 to support education programming on Old Mission Peninsula.

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An informational community meeting is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. at the Peninsula Township Hall. Discussion will take place regarding next steps for the school and purchase.

The topic is also on the agenda for the TCAPS Board meeting on Monday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Ida Tompkins Administration Building, 412 Webster Street in Traverse City.

Specifically, “Letter of Intent – Old Mission Peninsula School” is listed on the agenda under “Superintendent’s Report.”

Also on the TCAPS Board meeting agenda is discussion regarding the adoption of board policy language concerning “Disposition of Real Property,” “Disposition of Obsolete Property,” and “Property Inventory.” “Disposal of District Property” is included in the board packet for informational purposes.

The Board will also discuss and consider approval of moving Eastern Elementary to Bertha Vos during Spring Break (March 27-31, 2017) in an effort to provide a longer timeline for the reconstruction process.

There will be time for public comment at the TCAPS Board meeting. See the full agenda and packet here.



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