Update 6: PSD Facilities Planning Steering Committee

To keep our community informed about long-range planning efforts, we will send an update after each meeting of and presentation by the PSD Facilities Planning Steering Committee to the school board.  

You can find all committee updates and additional communications on the Long-Range Planning web section. To translate the update into a language other than English, scroll to the top of the web page, click on “Translate / Traducción / 번역 / 翻译 / ترجمة,” and select a language. 

Key Takeaways

  • At the April 23 Poudre School District Board of Education meeting, representatives of the Facilities Planning Steering Committee and Colorado State University's Institute for the Built Environment (IBE) made their second presentation to the board.
  • Presenters summarized the feedback from the community regarding the initial scenarios developed by the committee for possible school closures, consolidations, and boundary adjustments. Visit YouTube to watch the presentation.>> 
  • The committee spent more than 200 hours listening to community feedback, received nearly 1,800 responses to their questionnaire, hosted 16 student engagement sessions, and had more than 1,255 people attend their listening sessions. A community engagement summary report is linked here.>> 

Next Steps

  •  May 7 (estimated) - The Facilities Planning Steering Committee will share with the community new draft scenarios that the committee is currently developing. A second questionnaire will be provided with these scenarios so the community can provide feedback. 
  • May 14 - The steering committee will present updated scenarios to the Board of Education at a regularly scheduled board meeting. 
  • May 28 - The steering committee will make recommendations regarding possible school closures, consolidations, and boundary adjustments at a regularly scheduled board meeting. 
  • June 4 - The Board of Education will host a second listening session starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Fort Collins High School auditorium. 
  • June 11 - The Board of Education is anticipated to vote on potential changes.  

 Myths and Misconceptions

Are you curious about the data behind these discussions? Not sure what criteria the steering committee is using to create scenarios? Overwhelmed by enrollment, finance, and capacity numbers? Visit the new Questions, Concerns, and Myths section of the Long-Range Planning section of the PSD website.>>