MCC voters defeat bond proposal. 

May 4, 2022

MCC voters defeat bond proposal. 

Voters in the Mason County Central School District defeated a request for 1.95 mills that would have authorized a bond that would have raised $33,636,000 over the next 25 years. The bond proposal included several upgrades to school facilities, including construction of an auditorium/performing arts center, several much needed upgrades to the high school, athletic facility updates and safety security updates throughout the school campus, among several other items. 

The proposal was defeated in Mason County 826-593 (results for Lake and Sweetwater townships in Lake County and Weare Township in Oceana County were not available). 

Superintendent Jeff Mount said the results were disappointing. 

“Naturally this isn’t the outcome we were hoping for. We will take some time to survey the community and find out why people made the decisions they made and will re-evaluate the proposal. The children of the Mason County Central School District deserve safety and security, they deserve 21st century learning environments. We believe that the voters in our school district ultimately understand this.”

Election results were as follows: 

  • Amber Township: yes, 152; no, 173
  • Branch Township: yes, 35; no, 47
  • Custer Township: yes, 25; no, 47
  • Eden Township: yes, 22; no, 16
  • Grant Township: yes, 25; no, 62
  • Logan Township: yes, 14; no, 42
  • Riverton Township: yes, 85; no, 157
  • Sherman Township, yes, 20; no, 25
  • Victory Township: yes, 108; no, 172
  • City of Scottville: yes, 96; no, 65

 

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