Glendale 205 School District Bond Measure (November 2011)

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A Glendale 205 School District Bond Measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Glendale 205 school district area which is in Maricopa County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 16,586 (57.95%)Approveda
  • NO 12,042 (42.06%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $80 million in order to pay for school renovations, ground improvement costs and upgrading technology and equipment throughout the district.[2] This bond represented the third phase of long term improvement plans in the district. Since it was approved, on average homeowners will pay an additional $33 per $100,000 of assessed property value annually.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Glendale Union High School District No. 205 of Maricopa County, Arizona, be allowed to issue and sell general obligation bonds in the principal amount of not to exceed $80,000,000 to provide money for the following purposes: Constructing school buildings; Renovating school buildings; Improving school grounds, including adjacent ways thereto; Supplying school buildings with furniture, equipment and technology; Providing all utilities and other capital items necessary for the construction and renovation of school buildings and for improving school grounds; Paying all architectural, design, engineering, project and construction management and other costs incurred in connection with the purposes set forth above; and Paying all legal, financial and other costs in connection with issuance of the bonds?[4]