Indian River School District Wins Funding Referendum

Feb 14, 2020

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The voters in the Indian River School District have finally authorized a referendum that would raise taxes for school construction.

WBOC reports that the measure was approved by around 3-thousand votes with some 12-thousand cast.

It’s the third time around after the district suffered two previous defeats at the ballot box.

The referendum will mean a maximum possible property tax increase of just over $63 on average.

The money will go toward building a new Sussex Central High School that has been experiencing overcrowding.

The new facility was hold around 22-hundred students.