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Florida Voters approve 2019 Capital Project

Florida, NY – Voters in the Florida Union Free School District approved the 2019 Capital Project on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The official results of the vote were 187 “yes” and 112 “no” ballots cast. The $7,985,804 million capital improvement project will address necessary building repairs, enhances learning spaces, and make Golden Hill Elementary and […]

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Catskill’s $40.8M project passes

Catskill, NY – Catskill Central School District voters approved a proposed $40.8 million capital project, 308-259, in a referendum held on a snowy and icy Tuesday. The capital project involves several improvements including upgrades to academic programs, classrooms, buildings, security controls, roads, parking lots and athletic fields. … “I personally thank all Catskill CSD community members […]

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Bayport-Blue Point Residents Agree to Convert the St. Ursula Convent into a New Community Library

Blue Point, NY – A $16.85-million bond proposal to purchase and convert the existing St. Ursula Convent into a new public Library was decisively approved by local residents on December 6, 2018 (Y:1,758 – N:835). In September 2018, the Library Board of Trustees reached an agreement to purchase the St. Ursuline Convent for $3.65 million from the Ursuline […]

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Innovative Design Solutions

Albany, NY – BBS is an award-winning education design firm offering architecture, planning, landscape architecture, engineering, and construction administration, all under one roof. Over the past thirty years, BBS has designed more than $3 billion in public and private school construction in New York, and is today one of the top educational design consultants in […]

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LI Companies Find Rising School Demand for Security

The plague of school shootings has boosted demand for security products and services from Long Island manufacturers, software developers, security installation specialists and staffing companies. High-resolution cameras, social media monitoring, remote-locking technology, shatter-resistant glass, emergency preparedness training and round-the-clock monitoring services have become increasingly commonplace here and around the country as school districts seek to […]

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Energy Performance Contract (EPC) Vote in Bayport-Blue Point

Bayport, NY – As part of its commitment to ensure the proper allocation of district resources and  fiscal responsibility, the residents of Bayport-Blue Point School District approved a $12.5 million Energy Performance Contract (EPC) on October 23, 2018. After the successful vote, the district representatives thanked the entire Bayport-Blue Point School District community for the participation in […]

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Voters Green Light Bond For Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary Repairs

Remsenburg, NY – Voters came out in a big way to support students Thursday, green lighting a Remsenburg-Speonk Union Free School District bond referendum by a tally of 118 to 21 that will fund repairs and equipment replacement, the district said. The district will now spend a total of $3,365,300 for the repairs and equipment, with […]

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Patchogue-Medford passes proposition; plans for greenhouse

Patchogue, NY – Voters approved plans for a greenhouse and playgrounds, among other projects, by 80 percent during the Patchogue-Medford School District’s proposition vote on Oct. 16. The proposition sought authorization to spend $4.6 million of the newly established capital reserve to fund a series of capital projects, including new tracks at Saxton and Oregon […]

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Students Shine as Billy Joel Cuts Ribbon on Fine and Performing Arts Wing

Oyster Bay, NY – In a magical evening of music and community pride, Oyster Bay’s own legendary musician, Billy Joel, helped the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District cut the ribbon on its newly expanded Fine and Performing Arts Wing at Oyster Bay High School, Sept. 25. Mr. Joel, a longtime advocate of music education […]

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Clients expect special expertise from architects, engineers and builders

When it comes to building projects, clients expect a higher level of specific expertise than ever from their architects, engineers and construction managers. Firms that provide these services have adapted over the years, deepening their areas of specialization by industry as well as by service area. BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers began to specialize […]

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