Speech to Text for GPSD Bond Measure Explained
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who explains what tonight's vote means for grants pass schools. [a19]measure 17 84 grants pass-live intro the grants pass school district says if the bond is passed today, it will address fix damage to existing district buildings, and alleviate overcrowding and structural deficiencies at north and south middle schools. the district says enrollment at their two middle schools has increased nearly 25% since 2000, and the buildings are each over capacity. if the voters approve this bond, the district will receive an additional 6 point -7 million dollars in matching funds from the state. if the bonds are not approved, the state will give these funds to another school district that successfully passes a capital improvement bond. the tax rate on the bonds is projected to be $1.95 per thousand of assessed property value. for example drop off locations in josephine county and you have until 8 pm to turn in your vote. live in grants pass eliana sheriff newswatch 12 you have less than two hours left to turn