Voters Approve Propositions in Texas County
Joe Denoyer - October 11, 2017 10:44 am
Voters went to the polls Tuesday in Texas County with propositions on the ballot for both Tyrone and Guymon schools.
In Tyrone, the voters overwhelmingly supported both questions. Proposition 1 allows the Tyrone Schools to remodel and update restrooms district wide and acquire a school owned vehicle to transport students and faculty to and from school sponsored events. This passed by 95.5% in favor, 4.35% against.
Proposition 2 allows the District to acquire a bus for pupil transportation. 91.30% of the voters in Tyrone approved this question
In Guymon, voters approved their proposition by over 70%. The question in Guymon addresses an addition to Prairie Elementary and renovations at the school and a concession building and bathrooms at Memorial Stadium.
Prairie Elementary will see 18 new classrooms, a media center, new P.E. Facility, Safe Rooms, new bus and car loop for student pick up and drop off, and renovate the entire building.
A total of 1,218 voters came out in Guymon, 92 voters in Tyrone.