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South Bend schools making plans for first $9 million in referendum projects | Education

SOUTH BEND — The South Bend school board is setting the stage for the first school improvement projects that are being paid for with the district’s 2020 referendum dollars.

The board approved 11 bids Monday night for roofing, paving and other facilities improvements to be completed across the district this summer.

The bid awards come after the board approved in January $9 million in spending from the South Bend district’s $54 million capital projects referendum passed by voters last summer.

A second question on last June’s ballot asked voters to approve an operating referendum expected to bring $20.5 million annually

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