Byron, MN (KROC-AM News) - A special election has been scheduled this spring in the Byron School District.

The Byron School Board recently voted to approve plans to put a $58 million bond issue referendum before voters on May 12th. The funding would be used for a variety of expansion and facility improvement projects, including additional classrooms, an auditorium, a forum, along with gymnasium space and athletic facilities at Byron High School.

The proposal also calls for updates to the kitchens at the Byron Middle Intermediate Schools, upgrades to the Middle School athletic facilities, improvements to transportation infrastructure, and the renovation of facilities used by Byron’s Community Education and Early Childhood programs.

The Byron School District has scheduled a series of 18 community meetings concerning the school bond issue referendum during March, April, and early May.

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