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{{template:school bonds and taxes}}A '''Dowagiac School District Bond Measure''' will be on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the township of Watervliet, which is in [[Berrien County, Michigan ballot measures|Berrien]], [[Cass County, Michigan ballot measures|Cass]] an [[Van Buren County, Michigan ballot measures|Van Buren Counties]].
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{{template:school bonds and taxes}}A '''Dowagiac School District Bond Measure''' was on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the township of Watervliet, which is in [[Berrien County, Michigan ballot measures|Berrien]], [[Cass County, Michigan ballot measures|Cass]] an [[Van Buren County, Michigan ballot measures|Van Buren Counties]].
  
This measure seeks to issue a bond in the amount of $19.9 million in order to help pay for new additions to the high school, remodeling the middle school building and upgrading technology throughout the district.<ref>[http://www.berriencounty.org/uploaded/election/proposallist.pdf ''Berrien County Elections'', Current Proposal List]</ref>
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This measure was '''defeated'''<br>
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Berrien
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* '''YES''' 3
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* '''NO''' 10 {{defeated}}<ref>[http://www.electionmagic.com/results/mi/B11results/B1100702sum.htm ''Berrien County Elections'', Current Election Results]</ref>
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Cass
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* '''YES''' 489
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* '''NO''' 1,675 {{defeated}}<ref>[http://www.electionmagic.com/results/mi/C14results/C1400501sum.htm ''Cass County Elections'', Current Election Results]</ref>
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This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $19.9 million in order to help pay for new additions to the high school, remodeling the middle school building and upgrading technology throughout the district.<ref>[http://www.berriencounty.org/uploaded/election/proposallist.pdf ''Berrien County Elections'', Current Proposal List]</ref>
  
 
==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==
 
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   text=Shall Dowagiac Union School District, Cass, Van Buren and Berrien Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Nineteen Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($19,900,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of: Erecting, furnishing and equipping a high school addition to and partially remodeling the Dowagiac Middle School; acquiring and installing educational technology improvements including related remodeling, equipment and infrastructure in school district buildings; and developing and improving athletic fields and facilities, play fields and the middle school/high school site?}}
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   text=Shall Dowagiac Union School District, Cass, Van Buren and Berrien Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Nineteen Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($19,900,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefore, for the purpose of: Erecting, furnishing and equipping a high school addition to and partially remodeling the Dowagiac Middle School; acquiring and installing educational technology improvements including related remodeling, equipment and infrastructure in school district buildings; and developing and improving athletic fields and facilities, play fields and the middle school/high school site?}}
  
 
==Additional reading==
 
==Additional reading==
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A Dowagiac School District Bond Measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Watervliet, which is in Berrien, Cass an Van Buren Counties.

This measure was defeated
Berrien

  • YES 3
  • NO 10 Defeatedd[1]

Cass

  • YES 489
  • NO 1,675 Defeatedd[2]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $19.9 million in order to help pay for new additions to the high school, remodeling the middle school building and upgrading technology throughout the district.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Dowagiac Union School District, Cass, Van Buren and Berrien Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Nineteen Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($19,900,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefore, for the purpose of: Erecting, furnishing and equipping a high school addition to and partially remodeling the Dowagiac Middle School; acquiring and installing educational technology improvements including related remodeling, equipment and infrastructure in school district buildings; and developing and improving athletic fields and facilities, play fields and the middle school/high school site?[4]

Additional reading

References

  1. Berrien County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Cass County Elections, Current Election Results
  3. Berrien County Elections, Current Proposal List
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.