Bond issue approved by state

Election Day for the vote is April 5


Jessa Lee, Staff Reporter

USD 394’s Bond Issue Proposal was approved by the state board. The proposal will now be put to vote later in March.

The state will pay 15 percent of the principal and interest of the bond issue totaling $2.7 million dollars and a zero mill rate increase of more than $18 million.

March 15 is going to be the Voter Registration Deadline, March 21 is when Early Voting begins, and April 5 will be Election Day. The changes regarding the high school will include renovating the auditorium and FACS room, adding a new weight room and wrestling room, flooring upgrades, and LED lighting replacement. 

The middle school’s improvements will be focused on adding locker rooms at the multi-purpose room, renovating the weight room and LED lighting replacement. 

At the primary/intermediate School, there will be a preschool and early childhood addition, a kiln room addition, new 3rd through 5th grade playground surface and also LED lighting replacement.

As far as district wide projects, there will be a new Student Support Services Building, track jumping and throwing upgrades, parking lot maintenance and an upgraded building control system.