Tahoma School District Bond Measure (April 2011)

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A Tahoma School District Bond Measure was on the April 26, 2011 ballot in the Tahoma school district area which is in King County.

This measure was defeated because it did not reach the 60% super majority needed to pass.

  • YES 5,862 (52.58%)
  • NO 5,287 (47.42%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $125 million in order to pay for constructing a new elementary school, renovate and upgrade the current junior and high school facilities as well as make other capital improvements in the district as needed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Tahoma School District No. 409 adopted Resolution No. 2011-1 concerning this proposition for bonds. The proposition authorizes the District to construct a new elementary school, replace Lake Wilderness Elementary, renovate and expand Tahoma Junior High and Tahoma High School, and make certain capital improvements to other facilities of the District to issue $125,000,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within a maximum of 20 years; and collect excess property taxes annually to repay the bonds, as provided in Resolution No. 2011-1.[3]

Additional reading


  1. King County Elections, April Election Results
  2. King County Elections, Tahoma School District Measure
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.