$12 million Osage Co. school project in hands of voters

The decision to build a new school building in Osage County – will soon be in the hands of voters.

The Lyndon USD 421 Board of Education approved to put a $12 million project to consolidate all educational facilities – for a public referendum in early May.

The project would demolish the old high school and elementary school – and build a nearly 65,000 square foot building on the north side of 6th Avenue.

If approved – it would financed through the sale of bonds and would increase the mill levy by 23 mills.

For a home that is worth $100,000, the district says that would be a monthly increase of about $22.

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