Mesa school board approves $230M bond for ballot

Jun 6, 2012, 6:30 AM | Updated: 7:30 am

MESA, Ariz. — Mesa voters will get to decide on the sale of $230 million
in bonds to address technology and facilities needs in the school district.

The East Valley Tribune reported the Mesa Unified School
District’s governing board unanimously approved the decision Tuesday night to
put the bond package on the ballot in November.

A planning committee comprised of community members and district staff
initially recommended a $285 million bond package, which would have been the
largest in state history.

The board decided on a lower amount because of the current state of the
economy.

The measure will be on the Nov. 6 ballot.

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Information from: East Valley Tribune, http://www.eastvalleytribune.com

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