Fremont Public Schools Bond Issue 

Bond Issue Update


Fremont, Neb. – (Jun. 17, 2022)  Fremont Public Schools continues to move forward with plans for the $123 million bond issue that was passed by citizens in September 2021. FPS meets with the BVH Design Team weekly, updating the Board of Education monthly, and updating the Board of Education Facilities Committee monthly. 


High School/CTE Project Update:

Bids were received for the Geothermal Wellfield scope and were under the original budget. This work has been approved by the Board of Education and work will begin in early July on-site.  A bid package for the replacement of the Al Bahe gym bleachers also will go out to bid over the next couple weeks with an anticipated replacement timeframe of Spring 2023. The project team is also working towards the Design Development submittal which will be submitted to Hausmann Construction in late June who will complete an updated estimate to confirm the anticipated overall project scope for the High School and CTE Center.  The design team will continue to develop the drawings through October where the final design is still on schedule to be completed. The CTE Center construction is scheduled to be completed in Summer 2024.


Washington, Howard, and Clarmar Elementary Project Update:

Design and coordination of structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing and architectural systems is ongoing. Detail design work on the interior finishes, casework, and kitchen area is underway. Development of options for the new Clarmar site have been evaluated and are being adjusted with feedback from FPS and the site owner. The three new elementary buildings are scheduled to be completed in Summer 2024.


Milliken Park Elementary Project Update: 

Bids were received and approved in May 2022. The project was within the established budget. A Notice of Award has been issued to Cheever Construction. The contract with Cheever Construction is being prepared.  Construction is expected to start in July 2022 and extend through December 2023 over multiple phases.


Lenihan Learning Center Project Update: 

Construction Documents are complete. The project is out to bid. Bids are due June 30th, with anticipated Board approval on July 11th. Construction is expected to begin in August 2022 and extend into next year, 2023.


Bell Field Elementary Project Update: 

The roof repair package bids were received on April 28. The Contract with Elkhorn West Construction is being prepared. Construction on the roof repair project will begin in June or July 2022. Scope and budget verification work is in progress in preparation for the interior design work to begin in the fall/winter of 2022-23 for bidding in the spring of 2023. Interior construction is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2023.


Linden Elementary Project Update: 

Site Survey work has been completed. Design work is scheduled to begin in July 2022.


Johnson Crossing Academic Center Project Update: 

Site Survey work has been completed. Design work is scheduled to begin in July 2022.


To view the presentation given at the Board of Education meeting, with preliminary designs, click here: 



The mission statement of the Fremont Public Schools is to produce creative, adaptable, productive citizens committed to lifelong learning.