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Mount Pleasant School District bond proposition, Measure L (November 2012)

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A Mount Pleasant School District bond proposition, Measure L ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the Mount Pleasant School District in Santa Clara County where it was approved.[1]

Measure L authorizes the school district to borrow $25 million. The property tax cost for repayment will be about $30 a year for every $100,000 in assessed value.[2]

A 55% supermajority vote was needed for approval.

Election results

Measure L
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 4,482 75.48%
No1,45624.52%
Final official results from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Support

The editorial board of the San Jose Mercury News supported Measure L, writing, "The five district schools are 40 to 50 years old; some have had no upgrades. They need basic repairs and improvements, like renovating bathrooms and upgrading electrical and water systems to save on utility bills."[2]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure L: "To facilitate math, science, reading/writing programs in local elementary/middle schools by upgrading classrooms, removing asbestos and hazardous materials, repairing dry rot, termite and structural damage, upgrading wiring and fire alarms for safety, repairing deteriorating restrooms, replacing leaky roofs, and acquiring, renovating, constructing classrooms, equipment, sites and facilities, shall Mt. Pleasant Elementary School District issue $25,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, with independent citizen oversight, no money for administrators' salaries/pensions/benefits, and all money benefiting local schools?"

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