With Spring Election votes verified Tuesday, April 13, by the Barron Area School District Board of Canvassers $24.5 million in upgrades throughout the district are set to go forward.
Voters said yes to Question #1 by a 737-725 margin. The question asked voters for approval to borrow $24.5 million to pay for safety and security upgrades, district-wide capital maintenance projects and additions and renovations to support educational programming. A second question to build a $1.9 million child care facility failed 685 yes to 775 no.
The next step for the district is to proceed with the design schedule laid out by construction and architectural partners, Miron Construction and ISG Architecture & Planning.