Belmont-Redwood Shores School District bond propositions, Measures I and N (November 2010)

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Two Belmont-Redwood Shores School District bond propositions, Measures I and N were on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District (Measure I) and the Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District (Measure N) in San Mateo County, California. Both ballot questions were approved.

Measure I allowed the school board of the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District to borrow $25 million. The money was designed to be spent to "repair/replace leaking roofs, provide additional classrooms for science, math, general instruction, construct, acquire, repair classrooms/ facilities/sites/equipment, meet current fire/safety codes, improve disabled access, upgrade technology, replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, safety/security systems."[1]

Measure N allowed the school board of the Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District to borrow $35 million. The money was earmarked for spending to "repair/replace leaking roofs, construct, acquire, repair classrooms/facilities/sites/equipment, meet current fire/ safety codes, improve disabled access, provide science classrooms/additional classrooms to prevent overcrowding, upgrade technology, replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, and security systems.[1]

Both measures required a 55% supermajority vote for approval.

Election results

Measure I

Measure I
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 9,509 65.89%
No4,92234.11%
These final, certified results are from the San Mateo County elections office.

Measure N

Measure N
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 6,744 63.99%
No3,79536.01%
These final, certified results are from the San Mateo County elections office.

Ballot questions

Measure I

The question on the ballot:

Measure I: Ralston Middle School Repair Measure. To continue quality education/prevent classroom overcrowding, shall Belmont-Redwood Shores School District repair/replace leaking roofs, provide additional classrooms for science, math, general instruction, construct, acquire, repair classrooms/ facilities/sites/equipment, meet current fire/safety codes, improve disabled access, upgrade technology, replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, safety/security systems by issuing $25,000,000 of bonds, qualifying for State matching funds, with citizens’ oversight, no funds for administrator salaries/all funds staying local?[1][2]

Measure N

The question on the ballot:

Measure N: Elementary School Repair Measure. To continue quality education, shall Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District (SFID) repair/replace leaking roofs, construct, acquire, repair classrooms/facilities/sites/equipment, meet current fire/ safety codes, improve disabled access, provide science classrooms/additional classrooms to prevent overcrowding, upgrade technology, replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, and security systems by issuing $35,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, qualifying for State matching funds, with citizens’ oversight, no funds for administrators, and funds benefiting local schools?[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Smartvoter.org, San Mateo County, California, November 2010 ballot measures, accessed March 1, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.