Olympia School District Bond Measure (February 2012)

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An Olymbia School District Bond Measure measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Olympia school district area which is in Thurston County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 9,279 (62.13%)Approveda
  • NO 5,656 (37.87%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $97.8 million in order to pay for a new middle school in the district, modernize the current facility and make other improvements in the district as needed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors approved Resolution No. 480 concerning this proposition for bonds. This proposition authorizes the District to construct and equip a new middle school and a new school for Olympia Regional Learning Academy; update and modernize Garfield Elementary School; and make other capital improvements to District facilities; to issue $97,800,000 of general obligations bonds maturing within a maximum term of 20 years; and to levy excess property taxes annually to repay the bonds, as described in Resolution #480.[3]

Additional reading


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