OABCIG approves special election

The newly formed OABCIG School Board unanimously approved a resolution ordering a special election on the issuance of $16.4 million general obligation school bonds July 31.

Prior to the vote, board secretary Kathy Leonard verified there were a total of 510 signatures on the petition papers. A total of 386 valid signatures were required to request the special election. The resolution will be submitted to the Ida County Auditor so that a special election may be held Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Qualified electors of the OABCIG School District in Crawford, Ida, Sac and Woodbury Counties will be asked to vote yes or no on the question. A 60 percent majority is required for the vote to pass.

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