NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) - Voters in two Hamilton County school districts voted Tuesday for tax increases to expand their schools.
Noblesville voted to move all 9th graders into the main high school campus.
An election official from Hamilton County tells 24-Hour News 8 more than 2,600 people voted in favor of expanding the high school and relocating the middle school.
However, only about 11 percent of voters turned out to the polls.
The district now hopes to lease the old middle school to IVY Tech.
Residents in Fishers voted to expand Fishers and Hamilton Southeastern High Schools.
The project will make room for a thousand more students at each school. It will also increase taxes for some homeowners.
Only about 10 percent of registered voters turned out in Fishers.
The Muncie School Board's decision to close one of the city's two high schools has some students looking to enroll elsewhere.
Crews in Indianapolis and around Central Indiana are gearing up for this upcoming winter weather event.
Officials say the estimated $6.8 million project will leave nearly 1,900 parking spaces in the lot north of Memorial Stadium.