Today, voters in the Bethel school district will decide on a bond issue that consists of two propositions for a total of $1,025,000. The North Rock Creek school district will decide on a bond issue that consists of one proposition for a total of $20,910,000.

Today, voters in the Bethel school district will decide on a bond issue that consists of two propositions for a total of $1,025,000. The North Rock Creek school district will decide on a bond issue that consists of one proposition for a total of $20,910,000.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In the Bethel school district, Proposition No. 1 is for the sum of $760,000. Items that are covered will be new band uniforms, carpet in classrooms and hallways of the lower elementary will be replaced with ceramic tile. The old gym will receive updates for choir and band performance upgrades, the purchasing of a new agriculture truck, the middle school will receive new football and cross-country teams will receive new uniforms, along with several technology updates. Textbooks and curriculum support products will also be purchased. Both gyms will receive electrical upgrades along with air conditioning units.

Proposition No. 2 is for the sum of $265,000. Items that are covered in this section of the bond will be for the purchasing of new buses.

In the North Rock Creek school district, the bond will cover construction costs of a new high school for the district that now goes only through eighth grade.

The building would consist of 20 classroom spaces, a cafeteria and kitchen, band room and vocational and agriculture space. Moody said he envisions the innovation center will have a library and media component, spaces for robotics and possibly television and broadcasting space. There will also be special education spaces along with traditional classrooms.

If both propositions are passed in the Bethel school district, residents will pay an extra $85.78 for every $1,000 paid in property tax. This is an 8.6 percent increase in property taxes.

If the bond issues passes in the North Rock Creek school district, for every $1,000 paid in property taxes, residents will pay an extra $210, Moody estimated. This is a 21 percent increase in property taxes.