Polls Open for Idaho School’s Funding
Magic Valley, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - On Tuesday, March 10th, voters across Southern Idaho will take to the polls to cast their votes for a number of bond elections.
The biggest bond issue on the ballot in Southern Idaho is the $36,950,000 proposal in Cassia County. The money will fund two new elementary schools in Burley and Declo, a new high school for Raft River, and a gym and agriculture building in Oakley. Three previous bond proposals have been rejected by voters.
In Twin Falls, voters are being asked to approve a two year, $9,000,000 supplemental levy. The money will go towards maintaining the current level of service in the district.
Hansen is looking to approve a supplemental levy, which totals $290,000 over two years.
The Buhl School District is asking voters to say yes to a $370,000 Plant Facilities Levy, which amounts to roughly $2.5 million dollars over the next 7 years.
The Jerome School District, which includes Jerome, Lincoln, and Gooding counties will be voting on a supplemental levy.
This will be for $650,000 each year for two years, for a total of $1,300,000.
Meanwhile, Camas County voters are being asked to pass a $250,000 supplemental levy, with the majority of the money going into the general fund.