Chewelah School District 36 Renovation Bond Proposition (February 2013)

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A Chewelah School District 36 Renovation Bond proposition was defeated on the February 12, 2013 election ballot in Stevens County, which is in Washington.

This proposition would have authorized the Chewelah School District to increase its debt by $9.99 million by issuing general obligation bonds in that amount. These bonds would have matured within 20 years and the money would have been used to renovate Jenkins High School as detailed below.[1]

A 60% super-majority was required for approval.[2]

Election results

Stevens County

Chewelah School District Bond Prop.
Defeatedd No1,10744.76%
Yes 1,366 55.24%

Election results from Stevens County Election Results Report.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Bonds to Renovate and Improve Schools

The Board of Directors of Chewelah School District No. 36 adopted Resolution No. 2012-2013-2 concerning a proposition to finance renovation and improvement of schools. This proposition would authorize the District to renovate Jenkins High School to accommodate Grades 7-12 (including upgrading safety, HVAC, mechanical, electrical and technology systems; renovating existing classrooms and gymnasium; constructing additional classrooms, all-weather track and new multipurpose space for performing arts/gymnasium) and improve portions of Gess Elementary; issue no more than $9,990,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within 20 years; and levy annual excess property taxes to repay the bonds, as provided in Resolution No. 2012-2013-2. Should this proposition be:[1][3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Stevens County Washington February 12, 2013 online voters guide
  2. Laws governing local ballot measures in Washington
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.