MCC board expected to approve election resolution. 

February 6, 2022

MCC board expected to approve election resolution. 

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.

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SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Central Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 7. The only agenda item is a request for the board to approve a resolution calling for an election on May 3, 2022. 

If the resolution is approved, the voters of the school district will be asked to decide on a $33,635,000 bond which will fund district-wide facility upgrades, which equals a 1.95 mill increase. Though the request is for an increase, it is technically a renewal of the bond that already exists and was approved by voters in 2006, the last time MCC sought a millage change. Property owners would be paying the same rate as they paid in 2015. The rate would be an increase of approximately $8.13 per month for every $100,000 in assessed taxable property value.

Highlights of the bond proposal will include safety and security enhancements in all school buildings, the construction of a performing arts center, new high school administrative offices, renovation of “B” hall in the high school (an area of the school that has seen little updating since the building was opened in 1959), re-paving of many of the school campus streets and parking lots, updates at the school bus garage on US 10 in Custer Township, updates to the Scottville Area Senior Center in downtown Scottville, construction of bathrooms and a concession stand on the “home” side of Spartan Community Field, turfing the football field, among some other projects.”

The board will meet in the conference room located in “A” hall of the high school.

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