Many of the Proposition S capital projects are coming in severely over budget, including the new Francis Howell North high school

Please attend the next Francis Howell School Board School Meeting
Tuesday, December 7, 2021;  6:30pm
Administration Building
4545 Central School Road, St. Charles, MO 63304

Specific Budget OVERRUNS at Francis Howell:

  • New Francis Howell North High School: Original budget: $86M; New estimate: $165M a 91% OVERRUN
  • Becky David playground upgrade: 50% Overrun
  • Independence  playground: 83% overrun
  • Security Vestibules: 147% overrun
  • Saeger Parking Lot: Paving: 133% overrun
  • Bryan Middle School Parking Lot: 253% overrun
  • FH Central HS Parking Lot: 410% overrun
  • $2.5M Overrun in Parking Lots alone

Suggested Possible NEXT STEPS:

  • Obtain expert legal advice on the options and obligations of all parties involved
  • Suspend approval of further bid packages until a path of fiscal responsibility is charted
  • Publish a comprehensive status report for ALL Prop S projects
  • Engage state level resources to assist in validating (AG, State Auditor)
  • Engage independent, out of state construction expertise to review current contracts.
  • Review the current solicitation process.

 For more information, please see the following documents:

If you share our concerns regarding the management of district finances and projects,  here’s what you can do:

  • Please contact us to find out more, volunteer in a school board campaign, or to let us know your concerns about our schools.
  • Consider making a donation to help us elect better school board members.
  • Attend a FHSD School board meeting and voice your concerns –
    12/7/21 6:30pm – 4545 Central School Road, St. Charles, MO 63304