Olympia School District Bond Measure (February 2012)
This measure was approved
- YES 9,279 (62.13%)
- NO 5,656 (37.87%)
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.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
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|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.|
- The News Tribune, "Thurston County school districts run maintenance, operation levies," February 2, 2012