Local School Referendum Passes Just In Time
There have been 3 referendum's in the Melrose-Mindoro school district in Superintendent Ron Perry's time there. The one in 2000 was passed by a 3-1 voter margin......about the same result in 1997. Last week's vote for a referendum was a bit closer.....less then a two to one margin.
Superintendent Ron Perry said it was once again a sign that residents in the area believe in the district and strong turnouts in the past have continued.
The 2000 referendum was for $940 thousand over six years.....this year's.......$1.2 million over 3 years.