GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Six communities will vote on bond issues and proposals in May.Those communities are:
Grand Haven Public Schools -- Two bond proposalstotalling $29 Million -- nearly 6 mils -- for technologyimprovements, roof replacements, and energy efficiencyimprovements.
Fruitport Community Schools -- $83 Million bondproposal -- 4 mil increase -- building a new high school andconverting other schools to other uses.
Muskegon Public Schools -- $12 Million bondproposal -- 1.88 mils -- remodeling buildings, technologyimprovemetns, athletic facility improvements.
Colon Community Schools -- $22 Million bondproposal -- 7 mils -- remodeling of Colon school building and othertechnology improvements.
Fremont Public Schools -- $39 Million bondproposal -- 7 mils -- constructing new high school. Technologyimprovements.
Tri-County Area Schools -- $12 Million bondproposal -- 1.58 mils -- building additions and remodelingprojects. Technology improvements. Athletic field improvements andproperty purchase.
A bill before the House would hold back third-grade students who are not proficient in reading.
Power lines blocked busy 28th Street near the Grand Rapids-Kentwood border Monday evening.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela will be honored Tuesday morning with a public memorial service expected to be viewed by people around the world.