CHICAGO -- Mayor John O. Norquist of Milwaukee late Tuesday proposed an alternate $184 million building plan for the city's public schools, saying that the school system's $474 million plan would be "too great"a burden on taxpayers.

Norquist's plan would be financed with proceeds from $97 million of general obligation debt and $87 million in existing property taxes. Thirty-five million dollars would be used for the construction of two elementary schools and a middle school and $149 million would be spent over 10 years on maintenance.

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