Richland School District residents have approved the $99 million construction bond issue. Updated election results Wednesday afternoon show the measure passing with a 61% yes vote (60% is required for passage). Official vote totals from the Benton County Auditor’s Office show:
9,529 – Yes
5,967 – No
“We thank District residents for their show of support,” stated Superintendent Rick Schulte. “It’s a positive result for the entire community.”
“The citizens of Richland and West Richland realized there was a need to keep improving our facilities and have responded in a big way,” added Rick Jansons, Richland School Board President.
Planning for the following construction/renovation projects can now proceed:
The estimated total project cost is $141 million. The District expects to receive $42 million in state assistance funds.
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