Two Burlington County school districts were among the 12 state-wide that got voters' approval for capital improvement referendums yesterday.
Voters in Palmyra approved a nearly $9.9 million bond issue to fund additions to the high school, renovations to two elementary schools and solar panels. The votes were 275 in favor of the referendum and 262 against.
In Delran, voters approved an almost $25.9 million bond that will fund additions and renovations to the middle and high schools and renovations to other schools. In that balloting, 1,171 votes were cast for the referendum and 1,131 against it.
Lumbertown, however, was one of eight districts around the state that saw its referendum defeated, with 232 votes in favor and 484 votes against. The district wanted close to $15 million to renovate its middle school, three elementary schools and install solar panels.