Voters In Okoboji School District To Decide Fate Of Middle School Proposal

Mon 4-6-2015 []

(Milford)-- Voters in the Okoboji School District head to the polls Tuesday (4/7) to decide the fate of a measure that would fund construction of a new middle school adjacent to the high school in Milford. Superintendent Gary Jansen says it's one of two measures to be decided as voters will head back to the polls in September on another phase...OMS Vote 

The proposal voters will decide Tuesday (4/7) is whether or not to increase the district's Physical Plant and Equipment Levy from 33 cents per thousand dollars of valuation currently to $1.34 per thousand over 10 years to fund the $14.7 million project.

The second vote, set for September 8th, would be on a proposal that would extend any increase in the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy an additional five years to finance a $4.4 million dollar construction of a new gymnasium, lockerroom and weight room.

Polls will be open Tuesday (4/7) from Noon until 8:00 p.m. at the Milford Community Building.

The measure needs 50 percent approval for passage.