Saturday, June 17, 2000
Derby Voters Turn Down Ballfields, New High School
DERBY--Voters in Derby resoundingly defeated the referendum held on June 10 by a 2 to one margin. The referendum drew 41 percent of the city’s voters.
The first question for the construction of a new high school was turned down by a vote of 1,519 against and 953 in favor.
The second question for renovating the high school into a middle school was defeated 1,449 to 876,
while the third question
dealing with putting playing fields in Witek Memorial
Park was defeated with a 1,607 to 752