Holton School District Looks To Pass $21.5M Bond Issue

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Holton, Kan. (WIBW)-- The Holton Public School District is hoping a new $21.5 million dollar bond proposal falls in favor with the community.

If the bond passes May 6th, USD-336 school officials will looking to build a brand new pre-k through 5th grade school building with a high wind safety shelter and built to FEMA standards.

State aid would cover 55% of the costs with 45% of the funds coming from citizens property taxes within the school district, raising the mill levy to 14 mills.

The deadline for mail in ballots has passed and advance ballots must be returned to the county clerks office no later than 7 pm on May 6th, and the last day to vote an advance ballot in person is at noon on May 5th.

The repayment of 21.5 million is scheduled for 25 years.