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School district bond passes

District to hit ground running


Last updated 2/19/2020 at 11:07am

Mukilteo School District officials plan to hit the ground running after voters provided a razor-thin victory last week for a $240 million capital projects bond measure.

In unofficial returns, the bond – requiring a 60% yes vote for passage – squeaked by with 60.4%, while 39.6% opposed.

“I’d rather squeak by than not squeak at all,” school board President Mike Simmons said Tuesday.

The 60% threshold is a high hurdle, but proof that Mukilteo district voters approve of the direction the school district has taken, Simmons said.

He noted they had decided to replace former Supt. Marci L...

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