Oakesdale School District Bond Measure (April 2011)

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An Oakesdale School District Bond Measure was on the April 26, 2011 ballot in the Oakesdale school district area which is in Whitman County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 210 (47.4%)
  • NO 233 (52.6%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $4.2 million in order to help pay for school remodeling, renovations, upgrading technology and other modernizations to classrooms as needed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Oakesdale School District #324 adopted Resolution # 02-1011 concerning a proposition to finance school renovation. This proposition would authorize the District to renovate Oakesdale School (including constructing new additions; reconstructing kitchen/cafeteria, classrooms and girls and boys locker room; making ADA accessibility improvements; removing asbestos; upgrading HVAC, mechanical and electrical systems; and improving energy efficiency, indoor air quality, safety and technology systems); issue no more than $4,200,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within 25 years; and levy annual excess property taxes to repay the bonds, all as provided in Resolution # 02-1011.[3]

References

  1. Whitman County Elections, April Election Results (dead link)
  2. Whitman County Elections, Online Voter's Guide
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.