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Mandan School District voters approve bond referendum for pair of new schools

Mandan Public Schools
Mandan Public Schools(kfyr)
Published: Apr. 13, 2021 at 9:34 PM CDT
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MANDAN, N.D. – Voters in Mandan approved an $84 million bond request April 13 to build a new elementary and high school.

Unofficial election results show 77% of the 3,277 voters cast a “yes” ballot.

The district will use $9.6 million in COVID relief funds to reduce the amount of bonds issued.

“Really excited for Mandan. I think this is something that our community has been, they’ve known it’s been a need for a long time. I think when you factored in the federal dollars that we’re getting, they just felt the time was right, " MPS superintendent Mike Bitz.

The referendum will fund a new high school designed to serve 1400 students at a location yet to be determined, and a new elementary school in the Lakewood area.

Ballots will be canvassed at the next board meeting on April 19.

Here are the unofficial results:

Voters in the Mandan Public School district approved an $84 million bond request to fund two...
Voters in the Mandan Public School district approved an $84 million bond request to fund two new schools, the district announced Tuesday night.(Mandan School District)

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