Oklahoma County School ­District No. 12 is asking voters to approve a request for $29.9 million of general obligation bonds in December that includes $10 million to build an eight-lane, 50-meter swimming pool. The facility would be shared with the city and the local YMCA.

The district serves the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond and a small portion of Logan County. The election is set for Dec. 14.

Superintendent David Goin told the Edmond Chamber of Commerce last week that the bond request includes $19 million for facility upgrades, ­acquisition of technology, and security ­equipment, and $900,000 for buses and other ­vehicles.

Goin said the unified school district currently holds swim meets at ­facilities leased from the University of Central Oklahoma and Oklahoma Christian ­University.

If the GO bonds are approved, the school district and the city will sign a 30-year lease agreement for the site. The YMCA will operate the swimming ­facility under a separate agreement with the city.

Goin said the agreement requires school bond proceeds be held in a separate fund until the city pays its share of the project cost.

The district’s bonds are rated AA by Standard & Poor’s.

Local voters approved $36.1 million of general obligation debt in November 2007.

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