Voters pass bond for school roof
POLSON — While Polson High School may not be able to throw out the buckets catching water from the roof, that time is coming soon. Voters approved the Polson School District 23 bond election by 2,002 to 1,059 votes Tuesday, Feb. 26. The mail-in ballot drew votes from 39.3 percent of registered voters in the district.
The $2,491,000 bond will enable the district to replace the roof and associated facia and soffits, to install exterior building energy upgrades, to replace the heating and cooling ventilation system and related components, and pay for related improvements and costs associated with the sale and issuance of the bonds, according to the ballot language.
The Upper West Shore voted 146 for and 105 against, while Polson numbers were 1,821 for and 926 against, and Valley View voted 35 for and 28 against.