ELLIS COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — Ellis residents Thursday voted in favor of a $4.5 million bond to improve district facilities.
The issue passed with a vote of 440-98. Ellis Junior/Senior High School and Washington Grade School will get improvements through the bond.
The junior and senior high facility improvements include a new secure entry, renovated science labs, new exterior doors and a partial roof replacement.
The grade school improvements include a total replacement of the HVAC system, partial roof replacement and interior and electrical service upgrades. The grade school has window air conditioning units and a boiler that has surpassed its life expectancy.
The district says the bond will not fund any athletic facility improvements.
For more information on the bond, click here.