SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI (WHBL) - For the third time in the last decade, residents of the Sheboygan Falls School District voted down a new middle school. With a majority of votes counted, the $27.6 million dollar building was defeated by a margin of 343 votes. A $2.6 million dollar auditorium also failed by 747 votes.
School board President John Mauer said he is disappointed with the results, but happy with the way the district conducted itself this time around.
Mauer also thanked the efforts of the “Vote Yes” committee - formed for the first time to get people to support the referendums. Committee member Christian Ellis is also disappointed with the outcome, but happy to be a part of the process.
The school board will meet next week Tuesday to discuss what to do next in regards to the current middle school building.