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Olympia School District Bond Measure (February 2012)

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An Olymbia School District Bond Measure measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Olympia school district area which is in Thurston County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 9,279 (62.13%)Approveda
  • NO 5,656 (37.87%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $97.8 million in order to pay for a new middle school in the district, modernize the current facility and make other improvements in the district as needed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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

The Board of Directors approved Resolution No. 480 concerning this proposition for bonds. This proposition authorizes the District to construct and equip a new middle school and a new school for Olympia Regional Learning Academy; update and modernize Garfield Elementary School; and make other capital improvements to District facilities; to issue $97,800,000 of general obligations bonds maturing within a maximum term of 20 years; and to levy excess property taxes annually to repay the bonds, as described in Resolution #480.

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