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There will be a '''Lincoln School District Bond Measure''' on the [[May 4, 2010 ballot measures in Michigan|May 4]] ballot in [[Washtenaw County, Michigan ballot measures|Washtenaw County]] for voters in the Lincoln school district.
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There was a '''Lincoln School District Bond Measure''' on the [[May 4, 2010 ballot measures in Michigan|May 4]] ballot in [[Washtenaw County, Michigan ballot measures|Washtenaw County]] for voters in the Lincoln school district.
  
This measure seeks to create a bond in the amount of $35,000,000 in order to help with furnishing, equipping and building additions to the performing arts center and also purchasing new buses.<ref>[https://treas-secure.state.mi.us/apps/findschoolbondelectinfo.asp?countyname=All&SelectYear=2010&electionresult=All&sortorder=ByElectionDate&Submit1=%A0Go%A0 ''Michigan State Treasure'' Qualified School Bond Elections]</ref>
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This measure was '''approved'''
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* '''YES''' 1,087 {{Approved}}<br>
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* '''NO''' 856
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This measure sought to create a bond in the amount of $35,000,000 in order to help with furnishing, equipping and building additions to the performing arts center and also purchasing new buses.<ref>[https://treas-secure.state.mi.us/apps/findschoolbondelectinfo.asp?countyname=All&SelectYear=2010&electionresult=All&sortorder=ByElectionDate&Submit1=%A0Go%A0 ''Michigan State Treasure'' Qualified School Bond Elections]</ref> A new performing arts building was the main priority for the bond money, along with roof repairs, security system updates and parking lot replacement. School officials were out trying to educate residents hoping that they will approve the bond.<ref>[http://www.annarbor.com/news/lincoln-schools-superintendent-lynn-cleary-delivers-final-pitch-for-35-million-bond/ ''Ann Arbor.com'', "Lincoln Superintendent Lynn Cleary delivers final pitch for $35 million bond," April 29, 2010]</ref> They were stressing that the bond would not add new taxes to residents, but would extend the current tax for a further nine years. Even those who do not have children attending the schools, school officials stressed that good school improve property values.<ref>[http://www.heritage.com/articles/2010/05/01/ypsilanti_courier/news/doc4bdc60761c425026494574.txt ''The Ypsilanti Courier'', "Residents gather for final communtiy forum before Tuesday bond proposal vote," May 1, 2010]</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:48, 15 October 2012

There was a Lincoln School District Bond Measure on the May 4 ballot in Washtenaw County for voters in the Lincoln school district.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,087 Approveda
  • NO 856

This measure sought to create a bond in the amount of $35,000,000 in order to help with furnishing, equipping and building additions to the performing arts center and also purchasing new buses.[1] A new performing arts building was the main priority for the bond money, along with roof repairs, security system updates and parking lot replacement. School officials were out trying to educate residents hoping that they will approve the bond.[2] They were stressing that the bond would not add new taxes to residents, but would extend the current tax for a further nine years. Even those who do not have children attending the schools, school officials stressed that good school improve property values.[3]

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