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Grass Valley School District Bond Under Study

The first bond measure for the Grass Valley Elementary School District in 50 years may be on next year’s ballot. Superintendent/Principal Eric Frederickson says the bond would be worth $24 million for repairs, modernization, and expansion of school facilities…

click to listen to Eric Frederickson

Frederickson says their newest school, Margaret Scotten, was built in 1987. Lyman Gilmore was built in 1967, Bell Hill in 1950, and Hennesey, which is now a charter school, was originally built in 1939. Frederickson says they would ask property owners to pay $30 per $100,000 of assessed value….

click to listen to Eric Frederickson

Frederickson says a survey will also be conducted to see if there’s enough support to meet the 55% approval threshhold needed to pass the bond. He says if support appears to be sufficient enough, the hope is to place the measure on the June or November 2018 ballot.

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