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Saddle Mountain School District Budget Override (November 2011)

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A Saddle Mountain School District Budget Override measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Saddle Mountain school district area which is in Maricopa County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 311 (40.49%)
  • NO 457 (59.51%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to allow the district to adopt a budget which exceeds the set revenue limit by a rate of ten percent for a period of six years in order to further pay for capital improvement costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Governing Board of Saddle Mountain Unified School District No. 90 of Maricopa County, Arizona, adopt a budget which includes an amount that exceeds the capital outlay revenue limit specified by statute in the amount of the lesser of $800,000 dollars or ten percent of the District’s revenue control limit per fiscal year for fiscal year 2012-2013 and the six fiscal years thereafter? As required by statute, the capital outlay override amount is limited to 10% of the revenue control limit each year.[3]


  1. Maricopa County Recorder, Current Election Results
  2. Maricopa County Education Service Agency, Bond and Override Election Pamphlets (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.