Lakeville School District Bond Measures, 2 (February 2012)
Both measures were defeated
The first measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $7.5 million in order to pay for remodeling, equipping, updating security and renovate athletic fields in the district.
The second measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $4.1 million in order to pay for a new auditorium and remodel the site at the district high school.
- YES 1,028 (37.72%)
- NO 1,697 (62.28%)
If these measures had been approved, the school district would have also received a loan from the state at a rate of $5 million which would have helped pay for the construction costs. A levy of 1.55 mills would also have been added to pay off both bonds. A similar measure was also proposed in May but was defeated, the previous question was just one total bond where as now the two projects have been separated into two issues. School officials had hoped that the lower rate would encourage residents to vote in favor of these measures.
School officials also hoped that by splitting the bond into two parts would at least have allowed for one of the projects to get approved if not both.
- Michigan Department of the Treasury, School bond list
- Genesee County Clerk, February Election Results
- The Flint Journal, "LakeVille school board gives final approval to ballot proposal," December 14, 2011
- Flint Journal, "Lakeville School District to hold bond issue vote Feb. 28," accessed February 23, 2012