Official Election Results: Canyons’ $250 Million Bond Passes
It’s official: Voters in Canyons School District on June 22, 2010 approved the District’s $250 million bond proposal. In all, 13,517 votes were cast in favor of the bond, and 13,163 votes against the bond, according to results made official Tuesday evening by Salt Lake County and subsequently, the Canyons Board of Education in its legal role as the Board of Canvassers. The bond passed with 50.66 percent of the vote. Voter turnout was 24.9 percent.
“We are grateful that voters have given us their permission to start addressing $650 million in renovation needs in Canyons School District with this bond,” Canyons Board President Tracy Scott Cowdell said. “We look forward to getting started turning dirt in all corners of the school district as quickly as possible.”
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New Ridgecrest Elementary Principal Named
The Board approved the appointment of Teri Mattson as the new principal of Ridgecrest Elementary School. Mattson, who currently serves as a Jordan School District Curriculum Consultant for gifted and talented student instruction and staff development, replaces Catherine Stoneman, who retired this summer.
The Board approved the Consent Agenda, which includes the June 15 meeting minutes, purchasing bids, and a lease agreement with the Cottonwood Heights Park and Recreation Service Area.
The Board met in closed session to discuss the sale of real property and the character, professional competence or mental health of an individual.