Ball-Chatham School District Bond Measure (November 2012)

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A Ball-Chatham School District Bond Measure was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in Sangamon County, where the measure was approved.

This measure issued a bond in the amount of $35 million in order to help pay for renovating four school facilities in the district. The measure did not add to the existing levy rate of $.71 per $100,000 of assessed value, but rather would extended that rate for the duration of the new bond. Officials stated that the renovations were essential in order to keep up with growing class sizes.[1]

Election results

Ball-Chatham School District Bond Measure
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 8,659 63.07%
No5,07136.93%

Election results from Sangamon County 2012 election results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:[2]

Shall the Board of Education of Community Unit School District No. 5 (Ball-Chatham School District), Sangamon County, Illinois, build and equip additions to accommodate enrollment growth at Glenwood Intermediate School, Ball Elementary School, Glenwood Elementary School and Glenwood High School, and construct improvements in and about all District facilities and issue bonds of the District in the amount of $35,000,000 for such purposes?[3]

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External links

References

  1. The State Journal-Register, "Ball-Chatham votes to hold bond referendum in November," July 23, 2012
  2. Sangamon County 2012 election referendum," accessed November 26, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.