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Newberg School District Bond Measure (May 2011)

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A Newberg School District Bond Measure was on the May 17, 2011 ballot in the Newberg school district area which is in Yamhill County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 4,100 (60.37%)Approveda
  • NO 2,691 (39.63%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $27 million in order to help pay for technology upgrades, new classrooms and new textbooks for students in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Newberg School District upgrade and equip schools, classrooms, textbooks and technology by issuing $27,144,286 in general obligation bonds? 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.[3]

References

  1. Yamhill County Elections, May Election Results
  2. Yamhill County Clerk, Nerberg School Pamphlet
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.