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TCAPS Leaning Toward 2017 Bond?

TCAPS Leaning Toward 2017 Bond?

By Beth Milligan

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) board members will meet tonight to discuss a critical decision: whether to put another capital bond proposal on the ballot this fall.

Previous bond proposals failed in 2012 and 2013; an operational homestead millage mandated by the state passed in November, but doesn't relieve the district’s capital infrastructure needs. Faced with declining student enrollment, aging school buildings and a tapped fund balance projected to be at 6.5 percent this year (compared to the district’s goal of 10 percent and a proposed state definition of fiscal distress at 5 percent), TCAPS is facing tough decisions. more

Today

TC Tots Playgroup

9:15am TC Tots Playgroup: Fun and socialization for children 0-4. Free. Long Lake Elementary gym, TC.

Red Cross Blood Drive

12:00pm Red Cross Blood Drive: VFW Cherryland Post 2780, 3400 Veterans Drive, TC. 1-800-RED CROSS.

The Brewer Visits

7:00pm The Brewer Visits: Mike Hall, master brewer & distiller at Jolly Pumpkin, shares his experience & knowledge at Peninsula Community Library in Old Mission Peninsula School, TC. Hall is the senior member of the International Brewers Guild & has designed over 40 breweries & distilleries around the globe. peninsulacommunitylibrary.org

Tuesday, January 27

Game Night: Bravo Zulu Brewing

5:00pm Game Night: Bravo Zulu Brewing, Williamsburg. bravozulubrewing.com more

2015 Relay For Life Kickoff

5:30pm 2015 Relay For Life Kickoff: Stop by the Traverse City Beauty College at 920 Hastings St. anytime between 5:30pm & 7pm and learn more about this year's event while meeting your Event Leadership Team & your fellow Relayers. 231-920-9300.

Zumba Leelanau Zumba Classes

5:30pm Zumba Leelanau Zumba Classes: Drop in at The GT Circuit, TC. $6. gtcircuit.org

Sip & Dab

6:00pm Sip & Dab: “Lighthouse.” Paint with a local artist as you are guided through your own paint on canvas masterpiece. Create a memory of art with Sip and Dab while eating & drinking the offerings from West Bay Beach Resort, TC. $35/person. sipanddab.com

Live Music: The Franklin

6:00pm Live Music: The Franklin, TC. With Zack Meyers. thefranklintc.com more
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