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Yelm rejects, Tenino accepts school bonds vote

“Tenino School District voters turned out in support of a $7.95 million capital projects levy, according to a vote count Tuesday night.

At the same time, a $53.9 million proposed capital bond measure was rejected by voters in Yelm Community Schools.

‘I dont think Yelm has a chance of coming back,’ Thurston County Auditor Mary Hall said. ‘And I think Teninos victory is certain.'”

Yelms request was for a 21-year bond that required a supermajority of 60 percent for passage. By late Tuesday, the 2,220 yes votes represented only 49.23 percent of the ballots counted.

‘Sixty percent is a tough number to get on a bond,’ Yelm Superintendent Andy Wolf said,” quoting Lisa Pemberton, The Olympian.
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Posted by Steve on February 11, 2015 at 6:55 am | Permalink

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