New Utah district wins approval of $250 million bond proposal

June 28, 2010
Canyons system will build high school, renovate other facilities

From The Salt Lake Tribune: Voters have approved a $250 million bond proposal in the 1-year-old Canyons (Utah) School District. The margin was 335 votes, with 50.7 percent in favor and 49.3 percent opposed, according to unofficial returns. The money will enable the district to rebuild or renovate a dozen aging schools and pay for a new high school in Draper. The district was created last year after voters decided to split off from the Jordan school district.

EARLIER....News release: The Canyons (Utah) district has scheduled a $250 million bond election on June 22. The money would enable the newly formed district to build a high school, expand two existing high schools to accommodate ninth-graders, and reuild or renovate several other facilities. MARCH 2010...from The Salt Lake Tribune: Voters who opted to create Utah's newest school district will be asked whether they want to dole out $250 million to build new schools and update old ones. Board members in the Canyons School District, which was formed when it split away from the Jordan district, have voted to pursue placing a $250 million bond on the June 22 ballot.

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