Voter's guide to Grayson County elections

GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) - Election day in Grayson County is Nov. 7, and many people are wondering what exactly they'll be voting on. Here's a voters guide to the election.

SCHOOL BONDS: (Costs are annual)

Sherman:
-$176 million school bond that will pay for a new high school, better technology, renovated middle school
-Cost is $210 per $100,000 your property is worth

Pottsboro:
-$54 million bond would pay for new elementary school, renovations, and more
-Another $4 million bond would fund a multipurpose building
-Cost is $210 per $100,000 your home is worth, plus an extra $22 a year if the second bond is approved

Howe:
-$17 million school bond would pay for new elementary school in two phases
-Cost is an extra $171 per $100,000 your property is worth

Sadler & Southmayd:
-S&S $20 million school bond would pay for new middle school with storm shelter
-Cost is an extra $240 per $100,000 your property is worth

Sherman city changes:
-Voters will elect new councilmembers for District 2 and 4
-Josh Stevenson and Commie Linson running for District 2

-Six city charter amendments proposed, including removing taxes on specific occupations, allowing city officials to hire relatives for part-time work, and giving the council the power to kick a member off with at least three votes

TIOGA:

-Voters will be able to legalize alcoholic beverages

Voting locations:

http://www.co.grayson.tx.us/users/Elections/Election_Day_November_2017.pdf



 
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