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Sylvania Schools consider $5M energy efficiency upgrades

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The Sylvania School District could approve more than $5 million to help cut energy costs. The school's financial officer says the plan aims to collectively lower utility bills by more than $500,000 a year.

Last week, the board approved a short-term finance plan and plans to issue $5.4 million dollars in bonds soon.

The district will then repay the bonds with savings from the energy upgrades, not taxpayer money.

The bonds will go towards upgrades for lights, water and control systems in each of the district's buildings.

The project is scheduled to begin next month and wrap up in the fall.

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