Proposed school bond improves community for all, supporters say
Last updated 2/5/2020 at 11:48am
While Mukilteo School District voters have always been supportive of their schools – levies virtually always pass – bond measures are never a shoo-in.
That's because bonds, such as the proposed $240 million measure before voters now, require 60% approval for passage.
The MSD board voted to place the capital bond proposal on the ballot, because the district's schools are bursting at the seams and increasingly in disrepair.
Consider: Every school in the district is overcrowded, and student population is projected to increase by 900 in the next six years. At Mariner, for example, seating f...