2014 ISD 831 facilities bond

The Forest Lake school board approved spending $272,756 in 2014-2015 for three school resource officers. The cost will increase in 2015-2016 to $281,987. The vote was unanimous, with four board members present at the Aug. 21 meeting. Through a joint powers agreement with the city of Forest Lake, the school district pays for a full-time [...]

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Voter defeat of the $176 million school facilities bond proposal on May 20 put a stop to the Forest Lake School Board’s plan to start repairing and improving all schools in the district in 2015. But repairs still need to be made.

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Forest Lake Area Schools Superintendent Linda Madsen is disappointed that the district’s $188 million facilities bond proposal failed to get voter approval last Tuesday. While the official election results will be canvassed at the May 29 School Board meeting, she said, the discussions about what to do next will probably begin at the June 19 meeting.

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    Tallying of ballots from Tuesday’s referendum went into Wednesday morning, and the long wait was not worth it for Forest Lake Area Schools officials. The school district’s $188 million facilities bond request was defeated by a wide margin, 4,520-3,001. Only 39.9 percent of School District 831 voters who went to the polls supported [...]

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