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Voters pass Walton CSD capital project

The Walton Central School District community went to the polls Tuesday and voted to pass the district’s capital project.

The $8,214,000 project covers needed repairs to the district’s buildings and grounds, including replacing aging roofing, and a new parking lot at the middle/high school; as well as flood mitigation at Townsend Elementary. The project also includes work on the infrastructure of the buildings, as well as upgrades for increased energy savings.

The Walton Central School District community went to the polls Tuesday and voted to pass the district’s capital project.

The $8,214,000 project covers needed repairs to the district’s buildings and grounds, including replacing aging roofing, and a new parking lot at the middle/high school; as well as flood mitigation at Townsend Elementary. The project also includes work on the infrastructure of the buildings, as well as upgrades for increased energy savings.

The final vote was:

Yes: 256
 No: 55

“We are very thankful to the community for passing this project,” Walton Superintendent Dr. Michael MacDonald said. “These are very important repairs for our district to maintain a safe atmosphere for our students, staff, and community.”

The project is a two-year process of design and construction. The design phase will begin immediately. The project is scheduled to end by the fall of 2022. 

Posted Tuesday, November 17, 2020