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Sierra Unified School District bond proposition, Measure S (November 2010)

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Measure S, a Sierra Unified School District bond proposition was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the Sierra Unified School District in Fresno County. It was narrowly defeated.

Measure S would have allowed the school board of the Sierra Unified School District to borrow $9.6 million.

The tax rate per property owner required to re-pay the loan was estimated to be $55 per $100,000 of assessed valuation per year.

A 55 percent supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure S
Defeatedd No2,14050.63%
Yes 2,087 49.37%
These final, certified results are from the Fresno County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

To upgrade classrooms with up-to-date computers and technology; repair and replace deteriorating roofs, plumbing and restrooms; install fire alarms, remove asbestos, and improve the District's budget, preserve school programs and retain teachers by paying off existing school facility debt; shall Sierra Unified School District School Facilities District No. 1 be authorized to issue $9.6 million of bonds within legal interest rates, so long as there is independent local citizens' oversight and funds cannot be taken by the State and spent elsewhere?[1][2]

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  1., California, Fresno County election information
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.