Over the past few months much news has emerged regarding PPS’ infrastructure needs related to lead, radon and asbestos abatement. This, coupled with increasing construction costs, may cause at least one of the slated high schools to not be included in the next redesign bond.
Several members of the Benson Master Planning Committee have started a petition to encourage the district to keep Benson on the bond. Please view their petition and consider adding your name.
** Updated 7/19/2016 **
The Portland Business Alliance has released a statement highlighting their desire that Benson be included in the next bond measure. You can read more about it over at the Willamette Week.