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School bond issue may be back on ballot in February

If so, backers hope third time is a charm for centralized facility


The school board will again decide if the new elementary school bond will be placed on the ballot for a special election in February.

The bond, which has been narrowly defeated the two times it has been up for vote, is intended to fund the construction of a new school to replace the three aging facilities that now house grades K-4. The oldest, North Elementary, was built in 1929.

Those in favor of the new school argue that Sidney elementary students need better, more centralized facilities, whereas those who are against the bond are concerned about higher property taxes.

Proponents of the...

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