Grandville School District Bond Measure (May 2012)

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A Grandville Community College Bond Measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the Grandville school district area which is in Ottawa and Kent County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 2,470
  • NO 2,508 Defeatedd[1]


  • YES 157 (36.8%)
  • NO 270 (63.2%)Defeatedd[2]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $22.8 million in order to build new facilities, upgrade and equip current buildings, make improvements as needed, upgrade technology and make athletic field improvements throughout the district.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Grandville Public Schools, Kent and Ottawa Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty-Two Million Eight Hundred Fifty-Five Thousand Dollars ($22,855,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefore, for the purpose of: erecting, furnishing and equipping additions to and remodeling and equipping and re-equipping school buildings; purchasing school buses; acquiring technology for and installing technology in school buildings and equipping and re-equipping school buildings for technology; erecting, constructing, equipping and re-equipping, developing and improving athletic fields and facilities; and preparing, developing and improving sites?[4]


  1. Kent County Election, Current Election Results
  2. Ottawa County Elections, May Election Results
  3. Kent County Elections, March Proposal List
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.