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Biggs Unified School District bond proposition, Measure A (February 2008)

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A Biggs Unified School District bond proposition, Measure A ballot question was on the February 5, 2008 ballot for voters in the Biggs Unified School District in Butte County, California, where it was defeated.

If Measure A had been approved, it would have authorized the Biggs Unified School District to borrow $4,275,000.

Eight months after Measure A was defeated, voters in the district also defeated Measure E, a $6.9 million bond request. Four years later, voters in the district defeated Measure B, a $6 million bond request.

A 55 percent supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure A
Defeatedd No55551.15%
Yes 530 48.85%
These final, certified, results from the Butte County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE A: "To qualify for state matching funds, fix leaky, deteriorated roofs, improve fire safety, repair and upgrade classrooms, heating/ventilation systems for energy efficiency, and update science, computer and instructional technology, shall Biggs Unified School District issue $4,275,000 of bonds at legal rates to renovate, acquire, construct, repair and equip local neighborhood schools, sites and facilities, with required independent financial audits, citizens’ oversight and no money for administrators’ salaries?"[1]

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