AKRON, Iowa -- Voters in the Akron-Westfield school district on Tuesday approved a $9 million bond issue that will fund building renovations and improvements.
The vote received 64.8% approval, with 606 votes in favor and 329 votes opposed, exceeding the 60% threshold needed to pass.
Funds will improve several areas of the K-12 building in Akron. Renovations and improvements are planned for science and art classrooms, the school's media center, career tech center and locker rooms. Security will be enhanced at the school's entrance, and the building's air quality and ventilation systems will be updated.
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