Two large bond proposals are approved in Utah

Nov. 4, 2009
Davis and Granite districts each pass packages of at least $250 million

From The Salt Lake Tribune: In Utah, voters in the Davis and Granite school districts have approved large bond proposals to to build and upgrade schools. But prospects for Duchesne County School District's $49 million bond proposal looked grim with 70 percent of the vote counted. Granite's $256 million package passed by a comfortable margin. Voters also endorsed Davis County School District's quest to borrow $250 million.

AUGUST 2009....from The Deseret News: Voters in the Granite (Utah) district will go to the polls Nov. 3 to decide the fate of a $256 million bond proposal to build new schools and upgrade old ones. The money would enable the district to build two new high schools, a new junior high school and two elementary schools. The district also would rebuild two existing high schools and two elementary schools.

APRIL 2009....from The Salt Lake Tribune: The Davis (Utah) School Board has placed a a $250 million bond proposal on the Nov. 3 ballot. The money would be used to build several facilities. The district expects enrollment to increase by more than 900 students this fall alone. In the past, the board has discussed using bonds to build three elementary schools, a junior high, and a special-education facility; remodel existing schools; pay for technology upgrades; and buy land.

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