- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 8, 2014

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - Minot residents are deciding the fate of a proposed $39.5 million school bond measure.

Tuesday’s vote is on a scaled-back version of a $125 million bond issue that voters narrowly defeated last December.

The revamped proposal would pay for construction of a new elementary school, additions at two other elementaries, and safety and security upgrades at all district schools. The owner of a home valued at $200,000 would see property taxes go up about $120 annually.

The bond issue defeated in December would have included a second high school, and would have raised property taxes about $465 annually on a $200,000 home. The vote was almost evenly split but the measure required 60 percent approval to pass.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide