Voters in Fort Mill will decide Tuesday whether the school district can borrow $54 million to expand two high schools, build an elementary school, improve security and expand technology.
Polls opened at 7 p.m. and will remain open until 7 p.m. Voters must present a photo ID, which can include an identification card issued by the state Department of Motor Vehicles, military ID, passport, Department of Veterans Affairs card or voter registration card with a photo.
The bonds will pay for several items, including:
• Expanding Fort Mill and Nation Ford high schools so each could accommodate 2,400 students. Both are expected to reach their current capacity of 1,800 students in the 2015-16 school year.
• Constructing a new building for Riverview Elementary School.
• Installing turf fields at both high schools football stadiums.
• Buying 250 mobile computers, including Chromebooks and iPads, for each elementary and middle school and 500 for each high school.
• Improving safety at district schools.
If the bonds are approved, the owner of a $100,000 home would pay an extra $66 a year in property taxes.
What precincts are open?
• Carolina: Fort Mill School District Office, 2233 Deerfield Dr., Fort Mill
• Dobys Bridge: Dobys Bridge Presbyterian Church, 2500 Dobys Bridge Road, Fort Mill
• Fort Mill No. 1: Fort Mill Town Hall, 112 Confederate St., Fort Mill
• Fort Mill No. 2: Glenrock Baptist Church, 1815 Dobys Bridge Road, Fort Mill
• Fort Mill No. 3: Sisk Memorial Baptist Church, 115 Spratt St., Fort Mill
• Fort Mill No. 4: Unity Presbyterian Church, 303 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill
• Fort Mill No. 5: Flint Hill Fire Department, 1950 U.S. 21, Fort Mill
• Fort Mill No. 6: Church Of Christ, 1055 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill
• Gold Hill: Grace Presbyterian Church, 2955 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill
• Nation Ford: Nation Ford High School, 1400 A.O. Jones Blvd., Fort Mill
• Orchard Park: Philadelphia Methodist Church, 1691 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill
• Palmetto: Tega Cay Baptist Church, 1875 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill
• Pleasant Road: Real Life Assembly, 1930 Pleasant Road, Fort Mill
• Riverview: St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill
• Shoreline: Lakeshore Christian Fellowship, 130 Shoreline Pkwy., Tega Cay
• Springfield: Unity Presbyterian Church, 303 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill
• Stateline: SpringHill Church, 3585 Centre Circle, Fort Mill
• Steele Creek: Church Of Christ, 1055 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill
• Tega Cay: Philip T. Glennon Community Center, 15077 Molokai Drive, Tega Cay
• Waterstone: Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, 2906 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill
• Windjammer: Philip T. Glennon Community Center, 15077 Molokai Drive, Tega Cay
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