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Bond on ballot for Hood Canal

Gibbon: 'Space is our biggest concern right now'

Voters in the Hood Canal School District will vote Nov. 7 on a proposed $33.5-million building bond that would create space for preschool classrooms, an ADA-accessible playground, arts, music and science, and replace a 70-year-old transportation facility.

The district states voters should start receiving their ballots about Oct. 12. A 60% majority is required for the bond to pass. A similar bond proposal failed by 80 votes in February 2020.

Passage of the bond would add a tax of $1.05 per $1,000 of home value. Superintendent Lance Gibbon said residents currently pay the lowest tax rate of the...


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