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Numerous Bonds and Elections to be Decided This Week

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WEST TEXAS - Tuesday marks the end of early voting for the May 9th elections.

There are a few big measures on ballots across West Texas.

Midland residents will weigh-in on a improving and expanding hosptial facilities.

Officials say the 115 million dollar bond will replace hundreds of old outdated beds with a new patient tower.

If it passes, officials hope the bond money and private donations will top 175 million dollars.

Residents in McCamey are voting on two propositions worth more than 15 million dollars.

The money will go towards renovations at the primary, middle school, and high school levels.

One proposition will install turf for the football field and pay for new school buses.

Andrews County has a 75 million dollar bond that will be loaned to Waste Control Specialists to help pay for a low-level radio active waste storage facility.

Gaines County has a 15.5 million dollar bond for a new jail and law enforcement center.

The Glasscock County School District has a 12 million dollar bond for construction and transportation.

The Reeves County Hospital district has a 5.6 million dollar bond for new medical equipment.

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