Ada voters are heading to the polls today to decide whether Ada City Schools should issue $2.59 million in bonds for technology upgrades and other projects.
The district has proposed two separate bond issues — one for $2.03 million and one for $565,000. If both measures pass, the district would issue about $2.59 million in bonds for technology upgrades, bus purchases and other projects.
Voters who live in Ada's Ward 2 will also decide whether Ada City Councilman Ben McFarlane or challenger Gene Linton will represent them on the council.
Other ballot questions affecting area voters:
• Stratford Public Schools' $400,000 bond issue, which is divided into two separate proposals: one for $115,000, and another for $285,000.
If both measures pass, the district would use the proceeds from the first bond issue to acquire nearby property and make improvements to the existing bus barn. Proceeds from the second bond issue would be used to purchase new buses.
• Konawa Public Schools' $1.5 million bond issue, which is also split into two smaller proposals — a transportation bond issue for $700,000, and a general bond issue for $800,000.
The district would use the proceeds from the transportation bond issue to buy new buses, and proceeds from the general bond issue would be earmarked for technology upgrades and other projects.
Voters in the Tupelo, Latta, Asher and Konawa school districts will also elect school board members on Tuesday.
Visit theadanews.com tonight for election results, and see Thursday's edition of The Ada News for complete coverage.