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Mott-Regent school bond vote to be finalized on Monday

MOTT--The $8.7 million Mott-Regent Public School bond referendum vote was too close to call, recent school superintendent ElRoy Burkle said in a news release Tuesday.

MOTT-The $8.7 million Mott-Regent Public School bond referendum vote was too close to call, recent school superintendent ElRoy Burkle said in a news release Tuesday.

The votes will be finalized at an upcoming canvassing meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in Room 201 of the Mott-Regent school.

The bond proposed for a new elementary school, upgrades to the existing high school and demolition of the current elementary school. The bond needed 60 percent of the vote to pass.

There were 638 recorded votes on Tuesday and the school board is awaiting any mail-in ballots that were postmarked earlier than June 14.

Viola Lafontaine, the former Williston Public School District superintendent, has taken over the role as the new superintendent in Mott-Regent.

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