Gervais School District No. 1 Bond Measure (November 2012)

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A Gervais School District No. 1 Bond measure was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Marion County, which is in Oregon, where it was defeated.

This measure would have authorized the Gervais School District No. 1 to issue up to $4,240,000 in general obligation bonds to fund new improvements to enable the consolidation of the District. These improvements include:

  • Acquiring, constructing and renovating at Gervais Middle School and Gervais High School sites
  • Creation of additional classrooms and conversion of Gervais Middle School for use by elementary grades
  • Creation of additional classrooms and repairs at Gervais High School
  • Building a new multipurpose gymnasium and reconditioning of other indoor and outdoor facilities

These bonds would be paid for by a property tax with a rate of approximately $.56 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.[1]

Election results

Measure 345, School District Bond
Defeatedd No1,09857.70%
Yes 805 42.30%

Election results from Marion County, Current Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Gervais School District issue $4,240,000 of general obligation bonds to finance capital costs to consolidate school facilities? 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.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Marion County Oregon Elections, Current Measures
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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