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Marysville and Monroe School District Bond Measures, 2 (April 2010)

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Two Marysville and Monroe School District Bond Measures were on the April 27, 2010 ballot in the school districts of Marysville and Monroe which are in Snohomish County.

The Marysville measure sought to create a bond in the amount of $32 million in order to replace an elementary school in the district as well as make general repairs and upgrades to other school buildings. This measure was defeated

  • YES 6,252 (52.38%)
  • NO 5,683 (47.62%)Defeatedd

The Monroe measure sought to create a bond in the amount of $47.4 million in order to renovate and expand three elementary schools in the district.[1] This would have resulted in the closing of the one school and with the additional students at the remaining schools would have allowed for more extra curricular classes to be offered. An additional 43 cents would have been added to local property taxes as well.[2] This measure was defeated

  • YES 3,328 (44.7%)
  • NO 4,118 (55.3%)Defeatedd[3]

Text of Measure

The text of the Marysville measure reads as follows:

Marysville School District No. 25

Proposition No. 1
General Obligation Bonds - $32,000,000
The Board of Directors of Marysville School District No. 25 approved a proposition for bonds. This proposition would authorize the District to replace and equip Cascade Elementary; advance student learning by modernizing technology systems and equipment; make basic repairs to Marysville-Pilchuck pool; make health and safety improvements; and do pre-planning site and facility analysis; by issuing $32,000,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within a maximum of 20 years; and collect excess property taxes annually to repay the bonds, as provided in Resolution No. 2010-8.

Should this proposition be approved?

The text of the Monroe measure reads as follows:

Monroe School District No. 103

Proposition No. 3
Learning and Classroom Improvement General Obligation Bonds - $47,400,000
The Board of Directors of Monroe School District No. 103 adopted Resolution No. 13-2009 concerning a proposition for bonds. This proposition would authorize the District to renovate and expand Park Place Middle School, expand Hidden River Middle School and improve Frank Wagner Elementary School, Monroe Middle School and Monroe High School, issue $47,400,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within a maximum term of twenty (20) years, and levy excess property taxes annually to repay the bonds, as provided in

Resolution No. 13-2009.[1]

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