Bay City School Board Meets Online, Pushes Back Bond Election Date

A proposed Bay City school district bond election originally scheduled for May 5  has now been pushed back to August 4 after a unanimous school board vote March 19. Trustees moved the date in hopes of having a better chance to get voters to the polls with the big “if” being whether or not COVID-19 can be neutralized by then.

Superintendent Stephen Bigelow estimates the initiative would raise around $28,500,000 for infrastructure and technology upgrades while replacing existing bonds, meaning no tax  increase for district residents.

Board members met online, as allowed under a recent gubernatorial executive order to maintain social distancing.