Election Day: Paw Paw, Bangor schools proposals

Voters in Van Buren County voted on bond proposals for Bangor Public Schools or Paw Paw Public Schools, depending on their precinct. Only the Paw Paw schools bonding proposal for schools passed.

Full text of the proposal:

Bangor Public Schools Bonding Proposal - FAILED - 67% voted against the proposal

Shall Bangor Public Schools, Van Buren County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Forty-One Million Five Hundred Forty Thousand Dollars {$41,540,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of:

erecting, furnishing, and equipping an auditorium addition and a new transportation facility; remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and re-equipping school buildings, including for school security; acquiring and installing instructional technology in school buildings; and erecting, equipping, preparing, developing, and improving athletic fields and facilities, playgrounds, parking areas, driveways, and sites?

Full text of the proposal:

Paw Paw Public Schools Bonding Proposal - PASSED - 54% voted in favor

Shall Paw Paw Public Schools, Van Buren County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Forty ­Seven Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($47,500,000} and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of:

erecting, furnishing and equipping additions to existing school buildings; remodeling, including security improvements to, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and re-equipping existing school buildings; erecting, including security features, furnishing and equipping a new early childhood center and a support building; acquiring and installing instructional technology and instructional technology equipment for new and existing school buildings; purchasing school buses; and developing, equipping and improving playgrounds, athletic fields and facilities, parking areas, driveways and sites?

Full text of the proposal:

Paw Paw Public Schools Bonding Proposal - FAILED - 55% voted against the proposal

Shall Paw Paw Public Schools, Van Buren County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Fifteen Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($15,500,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor for the purpose of:

erecting, developing, improving, furnishing and equipping athletic buildings, fields and facilities; and acquiring, developing and improving parking areas, driveways and sites?


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