Board Wants Second High School
Members Vote 6-1 To Propose Millage Increase
Posted: January 15, 2013 at 5 a.m.
The Bentonville School Board voted to put a second high school millage increase proposal before voters during its special meeting on Monday. The board voted 6-1 in favor of the action. Willie Cowgur, board member, voted against the option.
At A Glance
A survey sent out by the Bentonville School District earlier this year asked voters why they did or didn’t support a millage increase in June for a second high school. Resolving overcrowding was chosen by 505 of respondents as the top reason they voted for the increase. The cost of the plan was chosen by 474 respondents as the top reason they voted against the increase. More than 1,700 postcards were returned.
Source: Staff Report
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