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A Bryan City School District Bond Measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Bryan school district area which is in Williams County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,805 (41.54%)
  • NO 2,540 (58.46%)Defeatedd[1]

These measures sought to issue a bond in the amount of $17 million which would go towards constructing a new elementary school as well as furnishing and maintaining landscapes as needed in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall bonds be issued by the Bryan City School District for the purpose of PAYING THE COST, IN ANTICIPATION OF PARTIAL OHIO SCHOOL FACILITIES COMMISSION REIMBURSEMENT, OF CONSTRUCTING A NEW PK- 4 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BUILDING AND DEMOLISHING LINCOLN AND WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BUILDINGS, TOGETHER WITH FURNISHINGS, EQUIPMENT, LANDSCAPING AND ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCES in the principal amount of $17,408,123, to be repaid annually over a maximum period of twenty-eight (28) years, and an annual levy of property taxes be made outside the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the repayment period of the bond issue three and nine-tenths (3.9) mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to thirty-nine cents ($0.39) for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?[3]

References

  1. Williams County Board of Elections, November Election Results
  2. Williams County Board of Election, November Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.