Derby school bond issue up for vote this month

Would build new school and close another

DERBY, Kan. - A $123 million school bond issue is up for a vote this month in Derby.

If approved, the Derby bond issue would lead to a new elementary school, the closing of another school, and upgrades to other school buildings.

Our news partners at KWCH report residents would see three questions on the polls.

The first question would ask whether to build a new elementary school on Derby's north side and close Pleasantview Elementary. The second question would focus on adding expansions for physical education and extracurricular activities at Derby High School. And, the third question would ask about upgrades to athletic facilities.

Residents who wish to vote early can visit the Sedgwick County Election Office from now until Tuesday. The vote will take place Tuesday, February 20.


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