OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich.—School districts in Grand Haven and Spring Lake will get the funding they wanted.
Tuesday night, voters in both districts approved every millage and bond proposal on the ballot.
By a vote of 3,600 to 910, Grand Haven Area Public Schools will maintain the district’s operating millage at 18 mills. Bond Proposal 1, which will provide $36 million to help cover the cost of installing new technology, purchasing learning devices, repairing school roofs, purchasing school buses and safety and building upgrades, was approved by 3,132 votes to 1,391 votes. Bond Proposal 2, which will provide $9.69 million to the district for upgrades to athletic facilities, arts facilities, cafeterias, school grounds and purchasing property for schools, also passed by a wide margin- 2,741 votes to 1,777 votes.