Voters in Arcadia approve school referendum

$14 million referendum approved by a 64-vote margin

Published On: Nov 05 2013 11:00:18 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 06 2013 08:23:04 AM CST
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ARCADIA, WI (WKBT) -

The Arcadia School District gets it wish for more space.

Tuesday night, voters approved a $14 million referendum to build a new middle school attached to the high school and update some facilities at the current elementary school. There was a 64-vote margin.

It's the third time voters have seen a question, but the first time with a flat impact to the the tax levy. The superintendent believes that made for the best chance to win community support.