Area voters OK levy requests

Staff Writer

Deer Park and Riverside School District voters overwhelmingly passed a series of levy requests today.
In the first round of voting, the Deer Park School District's three-year maintenance and operations levy request leads 1,419-961. Only a simple majority is needed for passage.
A three-year Riverside maintenance and operations levy requests leads 2,213-952 while a three levy request to improve security at the district's four schools along with funding various building improvement projects also leads 2,106-984. Both ballot measures only need a simple majority for passage.
None of the levy funds in either school district can be collected until 2019.