Tahoe Truckee Unified School District bond proposition, Measure U (November 2008)
If Measure U had been approved, it would have authorized the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District to borrow $93.53 million.
Measure U was placed on the ballot by the board of the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District after the loss in June 2008 of Measure L, which was essentially identical.
A 55% supermajority vote was required for approval.
- These final, certified, election results are from the Nevada County elections office and Placer County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|Measure U: "To improve energy efficiency, replace portable classrooms, upgrade computer/instructional technology, expand career/vocational classrooms, meet seismic safety/snow load requirements, shall Facilities Improvement District No. 1 of the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District issue $93,530,000 of bonds at legal rates to renovate, acquire, construct, repair, equip Truckee area schools, sites, facilities, with independent financial audits, citizens’ oversight, no money for administrators’ salaries and maintain 1999 voter approved tax rates?"|
Altogether, there were 95 school bond measures on the November 4 ballot across California. Of the 95, just eight were defeated. Measure U is one of the eight that were defeated.
- Cal-Tax report on the November school bond elections
- Background information on Measure U
- Pro-Measure U brochure
- Measure U sets the record straight
- How school measures fared
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