There is no question that the Manhattan-Ogden schools are in need of infrastructure repair and efforts to reduce overcrowding. Voters made that clear when they signed off on the 97.5 million dollar bond issue. Now, their school board is trying to determine the best way to organize the project.
They are looking at a project manager style where a person would be hired by the district to organize construction and then someone within the district would oversee it. They are also considering a program manager where a company outside the district would both organize and oversee the construction.
You can hear more about how this will work and the intentions of USD 383's school board President, Pete Paukstelis by clicking on the video icon at the top of this story.