The school board unanimously voted to put the referendum on the
After more than a year of discussions on what to do about an overly cramped elementary school,
If passed, the referendum will impose about a
The site of the new elementary school would be on the south side of Highway KB.
"It is not a decision that came lightly," said
A districtwide survey last year proposing four expansion options, at a cost ranging from
"This is a long-term solution," Biedron said, noting the proposed building site is about 56 acres, which allows "unlimited possibilities for growth in the future."
As for upgrading current structures, Drawbert said, the goal is to "make them safe the way they are supposed to be."
School board member
School board Vice President
That contribution from the school district was a driving factor in school board clerk
Biedron said the board will immediately start working on plans to educate the public and rally supporters for November's vote.
"It feels great that after all the work we have made a decision," she said. "We have a lot of work to do now."
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