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Grand Forks Public Schools Release Unofficial Results from Special Election

News Release                                             

For Immediate Release                                     

June 22, 2021

Grand Forks Public Schools Announce Unofficial Results from Special Election

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The unofficial voting results from the Grand Forks School Board special election are as follows:

Question 1: “Shall Grand Forks Public School District No. 1 of Grand Forks County, North Dakota, issue its general obligation bonds in the amount not to exceed $86,000,000 maturing within a maximum of 20 years, resulting in an estimated additional millage of 21.95 mills, equal to $21.95 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation for the first taxable year, for the purpose of providing funds, together with any other funds available, to construct and equip a new K-8 school building; to demolish school buildings; to renovate, remodel and improve school buildings; and to otherwise improve and renovate school property.”

  • Yes: 1,658
  • No: 3,758

Question 2: “Shall the school building fund levy of Grand Forks Public School District No. 1 of Grand Forks County, North Dakota, be increased from 10 mills to 20 mills as permitted by Section 57-15-16 of the North Dakota Century Code.”

  • Yes: 2,942
  • No: 2,476

Each question needed 60% to pass.

A special board meeting will be held to conduct the official canvass of results. The Grand Forks School Board will meet at 6 p.m. on June 28, 2021 at the Mark Sanford Education Center (2400 47th Ave. S).

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