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{{template:school bonds and taxes}}A '''Western School District Bond Measure''' will be on the [[February 28, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|February 28, 2012]] ballot in the Western school district area which is in [[Ingham County, Michigan ballot measures|Ingham County]].
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{{template:school bonds and taxes}}A '''Western School District Bond Measure''' was on the [[February 28, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|February 28, 2012]] ballot in the Western school district area which is in [[Jackson County, Michigan ballot measures|Jackson County]].
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This measure was '''approved'''
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* '''YES''' 1,459 (52.24%){{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 1,334 (47.76%)<ref>[http://www.co.jackson.mi.us/Elections/Feb/11Results.asp ''Jackson County Clerk'', February Election Results]</ref>
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This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $24.8 million in order to pay for remodeling, equipping, updating technology, buying new buses  and improving playground sites and athletic facilities throughout the district.<ref>[https://treas-secure.state.mi.us/apps/findschoolbondelectinfo.asp?countyname=All&SelectYear=2012&electionresult=All&sortorder=ByElectionDate&Submit1=%A0Go%A0 ''Michigan Department of the Treasury'', School bond list]</ref> School officials noted that funding cuts from the State had led to the need for this bond, money for these improvements usually would come from the School's general fund.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2012/02/western_school_district_asking.html ''Jackson Citizen Patriot'', "Western School District asking voters to approve $24.8 million bond issue Tuesday," February 24, 2012]</ref>
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==Additional reading==
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* [http://www.mlive.com/opinion/jackson/index.ssf/2012/01/western_school_bond_not_entire.html ''Jackson Citizen Patriot'', "Western school bond not entirely necessary," January 24, 2012]
  
This measure seeks to issue a bond in the amount of $24.8 million in order to pay for remodeling, equipping, updating technology, buying new buses  and improving playground sites and athletic facilities throughout the district.<ref>[https://treas-secure.state.mi.us/apps/findschoolbondelectinfo.asp?countyname=All&SelectYear=2012&electionresult=All&sortorder=ByElectionDate&Submit1=%A0Go%A0 ''Michigan Department of the Treasury'', School bond list]</ref>
 
 
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A Western School District Bond Measure was on the February 28, 2012 ballot in the Western school district area which is in Jackson County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,459 (52.24%)Approveda
  • NO 1,334 (47.76%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $24.8 million in order to pay for remodeling, equipping, updating technology, buying new buses and improving playground sites and athletic facilities throughout the district.[2] School officials noted that funding cuts from the State had led to the need for this bond, money for these improvements usually would come from the School's general fund.[3]

Additional reading

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