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KPS board unanimously approves placing bond issue on ballot

Updated: Thursday, February 14 2013, 09:28 PM EST
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Kalamazoo Public School Board decided Thursday night that a $62 million bond will go to a public vote.

The measure was approved unanimously, and is expected to cost the average homeowner an extra $35 per year.

Nearly half the bond money would pay for maintenance of the district's buildings.

Another $11 million is earmarked for technology upgrades.

$6 million would be spent to replace the older wing of Milwood Elementary, which was built in the 1920's.

$4 million would pay for new buses.

The board will vote Thursday night on whether to put the bond on the May 7th ballot.
KPS board unanimously approves placing bond issue on ballot
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