SHS Arts Campus | March 23
The Martin County School Board voted 5-0 to support the agreement drafted by the school board attorney. The Arts Foundation board voted to approve the same agreement at its meeting on March 24. Straticon Construction will have 60 days, starting April 1st to inspect and evaluate the historic Stuart High School for renovation and repurposing as an arts center.
On Tuesday March 2, at a workshop meeting of the Martin County School Board, school board members authorized School Board Chairperson Marsha Powers and Superintendent Dr. John Millay to work with us to gain access to the buildings on the site for pre-construction evaluation.
Our progress and conversations with the School District have been quiet as we waited for Dr. John Millay’s appointment as our new Superintendent of Schools. He has arrived and we look forward to meeting with him soon. Read more...
An application was submitted on June 1, 2020 to the State of Florida, Division of Historic Resources for $50,000 small matching grant. In August we defended our application to the DHR grant panel and were ranked #16. Funding may (or may not) be appropriated during the 2021 Florida Legislative Session for funding DHR grants.
The Arts Foundation for Martin County provided an update via letter to the members of the Martin County School Board . Click here to read the contents of the letter.