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Dowagiac School District Bond Measure (August 2012)

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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

  • YES 3
  • NO 10 [1]

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.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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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