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Cherry Creek School District Bond Measure (November 2012)

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A Cherry Creek School District Bond Measure was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the Cherry Creek school district area which is in Arapahoe County, where it was approved.

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $125 million in order to help pay for new building addition as well as upgrading technology and security throughout the district.[1][2]

Election results

Cherry Creek School Bond Question 3A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 77,669 59.00%
No53,97641.00%

Election results from Arapaho County, Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

SHALL CHERRY CREEK SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 5 TAXES BE INCREASED $25,000,000 ANNUALLY (THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT WHICH MAY BE COLLECTED IN ANY FISCAL YEAR), BEGINNING IN TAX COLLECTION YEAR 2013 AND FOR EACH FISCAL YEAR THEREAFTER, BY AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE LEVY AUTHORIZED FOR THE DISTRICT’S GENERAL FUND, WITHOUT LIMITATION AS TO RATE, PURSUANT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 22-54-108, C.R.S., SUCH ADDITIONAL REVENUES TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE GENERAL FUND AND USED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

• MAINTAINING CLASS SIZES IN THE KINDERGARTEN THROUGH TWELFTH GRADES;

• PROVIDING STUDENTS WITH THE CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION NECESSARY FOR SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND THE WORKPLACE;

• CONTINUING THE DISTRICT’S COMMITMENT TO ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND PROVIDING AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY AND STANDARDS;

• UTILIZING TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS TO ENSURE STUDENT SUCCESS IN THE 21ST CENTURY;


AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND SPEND ALL REVENUES FROM SUCH TAXES AND THE EARNINGS FROM THE INVESTMENT OF SUCH REVENUES AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND AN EXCEPTION TO THE LIMITS WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE APPLY UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION?

YES

NO[2][3]


Support

The group Citizens for Cherry Creek Schools is the main force behind supporting this measure.[4]

References