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Caddo Mills ISD, other area school district bond initiatives highlight May 6 elections

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NE Texas school district boards are turning to voters to approve costs associated with rapid growth, security concerns

Many Texas cities and school districts will be holding elections tomorrow. In Greenville, city council place 3 incumbent Kristen Washington will defend her seat against challenger Phillip Spencer. And on the Greenville ISD board, place 2 incumbent Trena Stafford will face Anji Taylor.

Also, the City of Lone Oak is seeking approval of the reauthorization of a portion of local sales and use taxes to pay for the maintenance and repair of city streets.

The City of Caddo Mills has a proposition on the ballot asking whether local voters are in favor of the legal sale of all alcoholic beverages, including mixed beverages.

Caddo Mills ISD voters will decide the fate of two bond proposals. One bond, for $240 million, would pay for a new elementary school in the Trailstone subdivision, a new middle school campus, as well as safety and security improvements and other renovations. Another bond, for $50 million, would pay for a baseball/softball complex and a football stadium at Caddo Mills High School.

The Campbell Independent School District has a $10.3 million bond package on local ballots for the purpose of funding new agricultural education facilities and other classrooms, as well as safety and security upgrades.

The Quinlan ISD is presenting voters with a $25 million bond referendum to pay for a new transportation facility, a technical education addition at Ford High School, and security upgrades.