Clackamas County College Bond Measure (May 2011)

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A Clackamas County College Bond Measure was on the May 17, 2011 ballot in Clackamas County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 24,748 (38.23%)
  • NO 39,982 (61.77%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to create a bond in the amount of $130 million in order to help pay for educational programs, increasing safety and modernizing classrooms as needed on the three campuses. On average, $.21 per $1,000 of assessed value will be added to local property taxes in order to help pay for the bond.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

QUESTION: Shall College update / acquire job training, instructional equipment, classrooms, facilities; increase safety; issue $130 million general obligation bonds, with oversight? If the bonds are approved, they will be payable from taxes on property or property ownership that are not subject to the limits of sections 11 and 11b, Article XI of the Oregon Constitution.[3][4]

References

  1. Clackamas County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Clackamas Review, "CCC puts $130M bond on ballot," January 19, 2011
  3. Clackamas County Elections, May Voter's Pamphlet, pg.68
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.