The future of Yoncalla schools is uncertain after voters rejected a bond measure that would have allowed the district to make much-needed large repairs to its high school. 

The future of Yoncalla schools is uncertain after voters rejected a bond measure that would have allowed the district to make much-needed large repairs to its high school. 

Dan Bain/The News-Review

Voters narrowly rejected a $3.95-million bond to repair and upgrade the Yoncalla High School.

The measure received just 46 percent of the vote, with 390 votes cast against of the bond, according to Wednesday morning’s final unofficial election results. It needed a supermajority to pass.

Property owners would have been charged about 83 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value, or about $10.38 a month for a house assessed at $150,000.

The district was to use these funds to fix and replace water lines to mitigate flooding, update computer equipment, and make energy improvements to the heating, ventilation and electricity systems.

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