School board to vote Monday on $35 million reduction to high school master plan.
Originally, the District 113 School Board intended to accept or reject a $168 million plan for renovation projects to Deerfield and Highland Park High Schools Monday evening. After comments from members of the community and much deliberation on the part of the school board, that decision has been deferred to a special meeting of the school board next week. The main cause for the deferral was never stated at Monday’s meeting, but became apparent when the board discussed and presented an entirely new option for the proposed referendum on the April ballot — dropping the cost of the high school master plan to $133 million. Lessening the cost of the project and ultimate burden on taxpayers by $35 million would mean only completing about half of…
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Tuesday, November 2, 2010
12:53 a.m. "The people have won and I believe we have won," Governor Pat Quinn said to a crowd of supporters. Not all the votes have been counted at this time but Democratic gubernatorial candidate Quinn and Simon remain 10,933 votes ahead of Republican opponents Bill Brady and Jason Plummer. 12:07 a.m. Republican Bill Brady has stated in a speech that every vote must be counted. "We're going to make sure this process is done right," he said. Brady did not conceed to Democrat Pat Quinn for the gubernatorial race. Votes are still being counted. 11:50 p.m. NBC has reported Republican Robert Dold has won the race for the 10th district, beating out opponent Democrat Dan Seals for Congressional Representative. 11:35 p.m. Democrat Alexi …