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Climax-Shelly Voters Approve Classroom Expansion; Say No to New Gym

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (2/14/18)

Climax, MN --The Climax-Shelly School District voters approved a 2.8 million dollar project on Tuesday night that will expand and renovate the school facility in Climax. The referendum passed with a 50 vote margin, but the 2nd option on the ballot to add a new gym failed by roughly 20 votes. Climax-Shelly Superintendent Bill Walters says the classroom addition option on the ballot seemed to be a priority for the district.

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Now that the election is over, Superintendent Walters says the board will need to certify the votes and get everything lined up for construction this summer.

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Even though the gym addition option on the referendum did not pass, Walters is pleased with the voter turn out and support from the community.

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The Climax-Shelly School Board will canvass the votes at their regular board meeting on February 26th