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Alanson School District Bond Measure (May 2010)

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There was a Alanson School District Bond Measure on the May 4 ballot in Emmet County for voters in the Alanson school district.

This measure was approved

  • YES 152 (64.68%)Approveda
  • NO 83 (35.32%)[1]

This measure sought to create a bond in the amount of $960,000 in order to help with furnishing, remodeling and upgrading technology at the various school buildings in the district.[2] The bond will add a $.35 tax, per $100 of assessed property value, to local property taxes which will amount to an average of $17.50 a year in additional taxes for local residents. The school superintendent noted that fixing the leaking roofs at one school and technology upgrades are important to the student's education.[3]

Text of Measure

The text of the measure reads as follows:


Shall Alanson Public Schools, Emmet County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Nine Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars ($960,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefore, for the purpose of: partially remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, equipping and re-equipping the Alanson Public School building; acquiring, installing and equipping technology; purchasing school buses; and developing and

improving the site?[4]