PPEL Funds at Work Across the District

September 3, 2015 04:00 PM

The District’s Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) supports the maintenance and upkeep of the District’s 425 acres of grounds and 2.7 million square feet of building space. The PPEL has been supported by voters in the Cedar Rapids Community School District for 40 years.

Projects funded by PPEL include:

  • Building envelope maintenance and repair (roofing and masonry).
  • Campus parking lots and asphalt for playgrounds.
  • Preventative maintenance, with planned equipment purchases and facility repairs, according to the District’s Facilities Master Plan.
  • Projects that provide for a safe and secure schools for students and staff.
  • Increased investment in District vehicles/busses.
  • Improved energy conservation efforts.

Click the links below to learn more about some of the PPEL-funded projects that were completed during the summer.

Arthur Elementary School

Roosevelt Middle School/ Erskine Elementary School

Franklin Middle School

Johnson STEAM Academy Magnet School

Metro High School

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