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Englewood School District Bond Measure (November 2011)

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AnEnglewood School District Bond Measure was on the November 1, 2011 ballot in the Englewood school district area which is in Arapahoe County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,013 (51.18%)Approveda
  • NO 1,920 (48.82%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $50 million in order to improve school sites, construct new buildings as needed and make renovations to sites as needed in the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

ARAPAHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 BOND QUESTION TO FINANCE CAPITAL PROJECTS AND PROVIDE MATCHING FUNDS FOR POSSIBLE “BEST”

GRANT. SHALL ARAPAHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 DEBT BE INCREASED $50,000,000, WITH A REPAYMENT COST OF UP TO $ 93,000,00 0, AND SHALL DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED UP TO $5,380,000 ANNUALLY, FOR ENLARGING, IMPROVING, REPAIRING OR MAKING ADDITIONS TO SCHOOL BUILDINGS, FOR EQUIPPING OR FURNISHING SCHOOL BUILDINGS, FOR IMPROVING SCHOOL GROUNDS, OR ACQUIRING, CONSTRUCTING OR IMPROVING ANY CAPITAL ASSET THAT THE DISTRICT IS AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO OWN, WHICH IMPROVEMENTS MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: • BUILDING, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING A NEW 7-12 CAMPUS ON THE CURRENT ENGLEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL SITE; • RENOVATING ENGLEWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL IN PREPARATION FOR OCCUPANCY BY COLORADO’S FINEST ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL; • ENHANCING SAFETY AND SECURITY AT SCHOOL SITES; • CONSTRUCTING CLASSROOM AND ACADEMIC SPACES TO MEET 21ST CENTURY INSTRUCTIONAL NEEDS.

Current Statewide

A 2013 statewide measure, Amendment 66, would authorize Colorado to increase taxes with an expected revenue increase of $950 million for school funding.[3]

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