Today is election day for residents of the Piper School District.
A special election on increasing the local option budget will be held today. Voters will decide to approve or reject changing the local option budget from 30 percent to 31 percent.
There are two polling locations for the election to be held on June 3 – Piper Community Center and Open Door Baptist Church. On election day, voters must go to their designated polling place. All voters have been notified by mail of their designated polling place.
Advance voting was available in this election. Those who requested a ballot by mail have until 7 p.m. today to return it to the election office at 850 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan. For more information call the election office at 913-573-8500.
More details on the election are on the school district’s website at www.piperschools.com. Voters must be registered to vote and live in Piper School District to be eligible to vote in this election.
To see an earlier column published about the school district finance in the Wyandotte Daily News, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/educators-stress-importance-of-qualified-workers/.