Rockridge Building Bond Referendum & RI County School Facility Tax Turned Down

rockridge forwardThe $15-million building bond referendum for a centralized elementary school in the Rockridge School District goes down to defeat. There were 1875 no votes last night and 851 yes votes. Also last night, Rock Island County voters turn down the school facility occupation tax 10,523 to 8342. If approved the sales tax would have generated around $575,000 per year for the Rockridge School District and around $330,000 for the Sherrard School District.