Town and City Meeting voters were agreeable to new spending. The Barre city budget, the new swimming pool in St. Albans, and even the Burlington school budget all passed. An exception was the South Burlington school bond…..
"Final results show that nearly 80% of ballots cast – 6,514 — rejected the measure, with just 1,712 approving. The proposal was aimed at replacing Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School and South Burlington High School on Dorset Street, which officials have long maintained suffer from a host of issues.
According to the district, the schools’ heating, roofing, electrical and plumbing systems are beginning to fail. And there logistical problems, as well: cafeterias, gyms, and the high school auditorium are too small for the student population, which is expected to grow in the coming years"
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