Hays USD 489
Hays High School is undergoing a $6.01 million HVAC upgrade

Hays (Kan.) district approves $6 million HVAC upgrade at high school

Dec. 15, 2021
The project will replace the high school's 42-year-old HVAC system.

The Hays (Kan.) district will spend $6.01 million to replace the HVAC system at its high school. 

The system at Hays High School was installed in 1979, reports The Hays Post

District officials said the projected life cycle of the new equipment is 25 to 30 years.

The project will be completed in phases over the next two summers.

Part of the cost for the upgrade will be covered by $2.5 million in federal Covid relief funds.

The school board passed a resolution that would enable the district to roll the remaining $3.5 million needed to pay for the HVAC project into a future bond issue.

If a bond does not pass, the district would likely pay for the remaining portion of the project through a lease agreement with capital outlay funds, Superintendent Ron Wilson says. 

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