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Richland School District Construction Bond Proposition (February 2013)

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A Richland School District Construction Bond proposition was approved on the February 12, 2013 election ballot in Benton County, which is in Washington.

This proposition authorized the Richland School Distrit to increase its debt by $98 million by issuing general obligation bonds in that amount. This money would be used to reconstruct, construct and improve school facilities in the District.[1]

A 60% super-majority was required for approval.

Election results

Benton County

Richland School District Bond Prop.
Approveda Yes 11,810 66.41%

Election results from Benton County, Election Results Report.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Richland School District No. 400 adopted

Resolution No. 744 concerning a proposition to finance construction and improvement of school facilities. This proposition would authorize the District to reconstruct Marcus Whitman, Lewis and Clark and Sacajawea Schools, construct a new elementary school and a new middle school serving south and west areas, retain Jefferson School, and make health and safety improvements at Chief Joseph School and Fran Rish Stadium; issue no more than $98,000,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within 15 years; and levy annual excess property taxes to repay the bonds, all as provided in Resolution No. 744. Should this proposition be:



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  1. 1.0 1.1 Benton County Washington February 12, 2013 sample ballot (dead link)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.