RIO RANCHO — Voters in the Rio Rancho Public Schools district overwhelmingly voted to renew a capital improvements mill levy on Tuesday.
The Rio Rancho Observer reported that 80.9 percent voted in favor with 19.1 percent opposed, according to unofficial results. The turnout was approximately 3.3 percent.
The capital improvements levy will provide funding for repairs and small projects in district buildings, as well as for replacing aging computers and providing software and hardware for classroom instruction and support.
“The capital improvements mill levy generates revenue equal to two mills ($2) per $1,000 of taxable value of property within the school district,” according to RRPS.
It currently provides about $4.3 million per year to RRPS and $85,000 to the ASK Academy, the district says.