JAY - The Delaware County Election Board has released sample ballots for the Board of Education vote on Tuesday, April 7.

Jay Public School, Leach Public School and Oaks-Mission Public School's communities will each have the opportunity to vote on matters within their districts.

Jay Public School

Residents in the Jay Public School district have three items to vote on: three school bonds.

Proposition 1 - A $9.175 million bond that will be used to "constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings; acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment; acquiring and improving school sites". The bond has a ten percent annual interest rate and is due in ten years.

Proposition 2 - A $2.595 million bond that will be used in "constructing, equipping, repairing, remodeling athletic facilities, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment; acquiring and improving school sites to include but not be limited to: a new field house, track, bleachers, and natural grass field". The bond has a ten percent annual interest rate and is due in ten years.

Proposition 3 - An $800,000 bond that will be used for "purchasing transportation equipment". The bond has a ten percent annual interest rate and is due in five years.

Leach Public School

Residents within the Leach Public School district have one item to vote on: a school bond. The $1.4 million bond that will be used for "constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings; acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment; and acquiring and improving school sites". This bond has a ten percent annual interest rate and is due in ten years.

Oaks-Mission Public School

Residents within the Oaks-Mission district have one item to vote on: the election of a member to the Board of Education. There are two candidates, Mitch Christie and Melvin Blossom Jr.

The vote will be held on Tuesday, April 7, in the respective locations. Voters should vote at their normal polling places.

For more information contact the Delaware County Election Board at 918-253-8762 or delawarecounty@elections.ok.gov The Election Board is located at: 225 S 5th St, Jay. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.