Carlsbad school voters approve $7.1 million in bonds

Staff Report
The Associated Press

CARLSBAD, N.M. - Carlsbad school district voters have approved a $7.1 million bond issue to renovate several schools.

The vote yesterday was 699 for and 214 against.

The Carlsbad Municipal Schools will use the bonds to buy new elementary school playground equipment, outdoor lockers for Carlsbad High School, restroom expansions and new heating and cooling systems in gyms, cafeterias and kitchens at middle and elementary schools.

Superintendent Ron Owen says all the projects should be completed in three years.