Maize voters OK $108 million for new schools, pool

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August 29, 2019 - 10:39 AM

Voters in the Maize school district overwhelmingly approved over $100 million in bonds.

Unofficial results from the Sedgwick County election office show the first question passed with 85 percent of the vote, and the second passed with 77 percent of the vote. Turnout was 11.6 percent, or 2,989 ballots cast from 25,873 registered voters.

“Maize USD 266 heard from voters today, and we are thrilled and grateful to our community members who have supported the $108.2 million vision to meet the needs of our rapidly growing student enrollment,” school officials said in a statement. “We are excited to jump into forming teams soon to work on these exciting projects, which will add space to address growth, make our schools safer, and provide expanded opportunities for all students.

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