Beacon City School District voters on Dec. 5 approved a nearly $9 million capital improvements plan, 480 to 98. It includes construction of a multi-sport artificial turf field behind Beacon High School, air conditioning in parts of Rombout Middle School and safety and technological upgrades throughout the district.
School officials said the projects, which should begin in 2019 and two-thirds of which will be funded through state aid, would not require a property tax increase beyond what the district would normally propose next spring.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a donation to support our work. Even $5 a month, charged automatically to your credit card, would be terrific. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.