School Board Tallies Final Referendum

School Board Tallies Final Referendum

Mankato Area Public Schools (MAPS) families, including Hoover Elementary in North Mankato heard partial results in the referendum questions yesterday. Superintendent Paul Peterson made the announcement via email.

"I am pleased to share with you that voters in Mankato Area Public Schools (MAPS) have approved the $105 million bond referendum (Question 1)," Peterson's email read. "Official results will be posted in the coming days, but the unofficial vote count has made it clear that Question 1 has passed.  Question 2 on outdoor activity spaces did not pass."

The board released a statement about the referendum the same day.

For further updates and information regarding the progress of the approved initiatives, visit the Mankato Area Public Schools official website at, contact (507)387-1868 or maps@isd77.orgSend mailSend mail.

For more information contact staff at 507-387-1868.

"Once again, the greater Mankato area has affirmed their commitment to public education," Peterson said. "We are grateful for the community's support, and will continue to work hard to strengthen the trust they have in the MAPS system."

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