After half an hour of public comment, the board voted 4-1 to close the school and move forward with construction on other buildings.
RBB is considering eliminating personnel to balance its budget.
The school board is expected to finalize a plan for reducing its budget by May 1st.
Treasurer Cathy Smith told the County Council that the higher tax bills are the result of bonds issued by the Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation
Vi Simpson spent time this week meeting with union representatives and educators to discuss controversial right-to-work and education reform legislation.