Humboldt voters OK school bond issue

Measure passes by a 2-1 margin

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May 24, 2022 - 8:37 PM

The plan for Humboldt Elementary School includes adding a new cafeteria and a new corridor to the storm shelter on the left. To the right (east) will be four new classrooms as well as a new drop-off lane for cars and buses and a parking lot. Courtesy photo

HUMBOLDT — By a 2-to-1 margin, USD 258 voters approved a $17.45 million school bond in a special election. 

With fewer than 20% of voters taking advantage of the opportunity to weigh in, the vote was 255 in favor of the measure to 124 opposed. The district has 1,917 registered voters.

Updates and renovations will include replacing heating and cooling systems at the elementary and middle schools, new fire alarm systems throughout, creating a new drop-off lane at the elementary school, replacing the roof at the elementary school, replacing windows in all three schools, adding a cafeteria at the elementary school and replacing the elevator at the high school.

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