The Hillsboro School District received three land offers after announcing that the district was seeking property that could potentially house a new school.
Two offers came from relatives of former Hillsboro Mayor Ron Stuart for land near Hillsboro Elementary School and Olsen Softball Complex.
A third originated from Lowry Engineering, a Fargo engineering and consulting firm representing the up-and-coming Riverwalk Addition west of Interstate 29.
Hillsboro Public Schools Superintendent Paula Suda said Monday that the district isn’t under the gun to build a new school in the near future.
In fact, the school board may not act on any of the land offers until a Kansas-based demographer hired to study enrollment trends in the district finishes his work in August, Suda said.
“We’re not in a hurry. It’s not like we’re booming with enrollment like some of the big districts out there,” Suda said. “That’s not the case here so we can take a nice, slow pace.”
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