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Ocosta School District 172 Renovation Bonds Measure (April 2013)

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An Ocosta School District 172 Renovation Bonds proposition was approved on the April 23, 2013, election ballot in Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties, which are in Washington.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the Ocosta School District No. 172 to increase its debt by $13.8 million through issuing general obligation bonds in that amount, which bonds mature in 20 years, in order to fund the improvements outlined below in the Text of the measure.[1]

This measure required a 60% super-majority approval rate for passage as well as a minimum 40% voter turnout calculated from the number of voters in last general election.

Note: This measure is being called as "approved" by this article because it achieved the minimum 60% super-majority approval. But it is unknown whether it achieved the minimum number of voters. See External links to contact the County Elections office to ensure that this measure was in fact approved.

Election results

Grays Harbor County

Ocosta SD Prop. 1
Approveda Yes 865 69.87%

Pacific County

Ocosta SD Prop. 1
Approveda Yes 197 70.36%
These election results were from the Grays Harbor County elections office.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Ocosta School District No. 172 adopted Resolution No. 402-2013 concerning a proposition to improve elementary school safety and educational environment. This proposition would authorize the District to renovate Ocosta Elementary School (including constructing a new building to replace the "Round" elementary building that will include a tsunami refuge for students, staff and community; modernizing the existing elementary addition building; increasing parking; and modifying bus, auto and pedestrian circulation); issue no more than $13,800,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within 20 years; and levy annual excess property taxes to repay the bonds, all as provided in Resolution No. 402-2013. Should this proposition be:



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  1. 1.0 1.1 Grays Harbor County Voter’s Quides
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.