By Todd Richissin
Fairfax County voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a $250-million bond referendum aimed primarily at building new schools and renovating old ones.
The bond includes about $67.7 million for renovation work at Langley High School and about $16.5 million for renovations at Haycock Elementary School in Falls Church.
Unofficial election results showed 73.84 percent of Fairfax County voters
supported the referendum, according to the Virginia State Board of
Elections. Complete referendum results are here.
The 2013 school bond referendum was selected by the Fairfax County School Board last May. It includes $42 million for new construction, $8.2 million for school expansion, and $276 million for school renovations.Costs not covered with this referendum would be paid from funds left over from prior bond issues.
More than $24 million is included for infrastructure management, including roof replacements, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning replacements, as well as athletic infrastructure, security enhancements, asphalt paving, technology upgrades, and upgrades required by the Americans With Disabilities Act, according to the school system.The 2013 bond referendum also includes $10 million for site acquisition costs for a new high school in the southwest part of the county.