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Madill voters to decide $19.9M school bond issue

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MADILL, Okla. --  A $19.9 million bond issue going to voters next Tuesday will decide if Madill Public Schools will build a fine arts center.

Superintendent Jon Tuck said the district's current facilities for band, choir, and art -- in a small metal building -- aren't meeting the needs of a growing student population.

If passed, the issue will fund a 25,000 square foot classroom building for those classes along with drama, restrooms, and a storm shelter.

Proposed Madill schools arts building
Artist's rendering of proposed Madill Public Schools fine arts center. (Madill Public Schools)

"When you ask for bond issues and bond money to build, you need to have a need," Tuck explained. "I don't think anyone can look at our facilities and say there's not a need."

The bond would raise property taxes 0.45 percent. That means if your annual tax bill is $1,000, it would in crease by $45.02.

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