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Byron Center School District Bond Measure (November 2011)

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A Byron Center School District Bond Measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Byron Center school district area which is in Kent County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,274 (68.2%)Approveda
  • NO 1,062 (31.8%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $23.6 million in order to pay for remodeling, refurbishing, technology upgrades, site improvements and bus purchases in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Byron Center Public Schools, Kent County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed TwentyThree Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($23,600,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefore, for the purpose of: erecting, furnishing and equipping additions to, and partially remodeling, refurnishing and reequipping school district buildings; acquiring and installing educational technology improvements; purchasing school buses; and developing and improving playgrounds and sites?[3][4]


  1. Kent County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Michigan Treasury Department, School Bond Information
  3. Kent County Elections, November Candidates and Proposals List
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.