Cedar Mt. Referendum Approved 14 May 14

Residents of the Cedar Mountain School District overwhelmingly approved a $7.7-million Bond Referendum on Tuesday. The new funding will be used to update the district’s facilities in Morgan and Franklin, and Cedar Mountain Superintendent Bob Tews says that preparations for the work will now get underway. The referendum passed with 488 “Yes” votes, or 74% of the vote, to 175 “No” votes. The Cedar Mountain Morgan campus will see extensive remodeling, with $3.6-million going towards new contruction such as new classrooms and a cafeteria. Other work includes replacing windows & heating systems, as well as masonry & roofing work. Construction will begin this fall, with the majority of the work being completed by September of 2015.