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Oak Ridge School District Bond Measure (April 2012)

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An Oak Ridge School District Bond Measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the Oak Ridge school district area which is in Cape Girardeau County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 234 (90%)Approveda
  • NO 26 (10%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $1.5 million in order to help pay for school facility improvements, rood replacements and general improvements in the district as needed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Board of Education of the Oak Ridge R-VI School District, Missouri, without an estimated increase in the current debt service property tax levy, borrow money in the amount of One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the completion of various improvements to the facilities of the District featuring roof replacements; energy efficiency improvements such as doors, windows and lighting; heating ventilation and air conditioning systems; remodeling and repair improvements such as plumbing and electrical; acquisition of furnishings, computer technology, security equipment and copy machines; and to the extent funds are available to complete paving improvements; and issue bonds for the payment thereof? If this proposition is approved, the adjusted debt service levy of the School District is estimated to remain unchanged at $0.7352 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real and personal property.[3]


  1. Cape Girardeau County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Cape Girardeau County Elections, April Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.