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Republic School District Bond Measure (April 2012)

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A Republic School District Bond Measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the Republic school district area which is in Christian and Greene Counties.

This measure was approved
Christian

  • YES 46 (85.19%)Approveda
  • NO 8 (14.81%)[1]

Greene

  • YES 1,722 (71.04%)Approveda
  • NO 702 (28.96%)[2]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $8 million in order to pay for new classrooms, a central office facility, bus barn and general improvements to the district. The bond would not increase current taxes in the district, the levy would just be extended until the bond is paid off. School officials note that over crowded classes have become an increasing problem and the need for more rooms is essential for the schools. If the bond is not approved, trailers would be added at the schools in order to hold more classes.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Greene Co. Reorganized School District No.3 (Republic), Greene County, Missouri, incur indebtedness and issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of $8,000,000 for the purpose of constructing additional classrooms, constructing an early childhood center/central office facility and a transportation center, renovating, repairing and improving existing school facilities and furnishing and equipping the same?[4][5]

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