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Oklahoma school bond election results

Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 11:00 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2021 at 8:15 AM CDT
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(KXII) - Oklahoma school bond elections have concluded.

School bond elections in Oklahoma require a 60% super majority in order to pass.

Only two of the seven propositions failed to pass.

Ada Public Schools had two propositions worth a combined $74.5 million.

· Proposition No. 1

$74,160,000 will be used for constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites.

· Proposition No. 2

$400,000 will be used for purchasing transportation equipment, and levy and collect an annual tax.

Both propositions passed with 70.30% of voters saying yes to Prop 1 and 72.19% saying yes to Prop 2.

Atoka Public Schools proposed a bond for over $13 million that would not affect property tax.

· Proposition No. 1

$13,580,000 will be used for constructing, equipping, repairing, and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment, and acquiring and improving school sites.

The proposition failed to pass with 57.61% of voters saying no.

Hugo Public Schools proposed a bond for over $3 million that will not affect property tax.

· Proposition No. 1

$3,380,000 will be used for constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites, to include a new cafeteria/safe room at the Hugo Middle School.

The proposition passed with 74.33% of voters saying yes.

Silo Public Schools proposed a bond for $33.4 million that would have increase the property tax rate by 24.8%.

· Proposition No. 1

$33,445,000 will be used for constructing, furnishing, equipping and/or acquiring a new high school with safe room and a multi-purpose event center with a cafeteria, constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites.

The proposition failed to pass with 68.52% of voters saying no.

Tishomingo Public Schools proposed a bond for over $24 million dollars that will increase the property tax rate by 28%.

· Proposition No. 1

$24,510,000 will be used for constructing, furnishing, equipping, and/or acquiring a new high school with classrooms, band/safe room, cafeteria, library/media center and gymnasium, constructing, furnishing, equipping, and/or acquiring a new elementary classroom building, constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites.

The proposition passed with 60.81% of voters saying yes.

Valliant Public Schools proposed a bond for $3 million that will not affect property tax.

· Proposition No. 1 $3,000,000 will be used for renovating, repairing and/or remodeling classroom buildings district-wide, as needed, repairing the roof at the Rock Gym, acquiring and installing lights at the baseball field, acquiring and installing bleachers at the high school gym, renovating, repairing and/or remodeling the dugouts at the softball field, acquiring and installing curtains at the auditorium, constructing a restroom/concession at the football field, constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites.

The proposition passed with 80.70% of voters saying yes.

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