Kalamazoo bond proposal

9:30 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Voters approve $62-million bond for Kalamazoo Public Schools

Bond will result in an additional $35 a year in taxes for owner of a home with market value of $100,000 in Kalamazoo district
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- With 37 of 39 precincts reporting, more 72 percent of voters Tuesday backed a $62 million bond issue for Kalamazoo Public Schools, which will pay for a long list of facility upgrades and repairs. The vote total for the 37 precincts was 4,466 to 1,697, in a light turnout.
6:21 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Election day: Polls open from until 8:00 tonight

Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority seeks renewal of operating levy. Kalamazoo Public School seeks $62-million bond for facilities
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Kalamazoo County and communities around the region so that taxpayers can decide on a range of tax issues. Residents in the Kalamazoo, Delton Kellogg, Marcellus and Lawrence school districts will vote whether to increase property taxes to improve school facilities.
7:50 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Kalamazoo Public Schools cautiously optimistic about passing $62-million bond issue

KPS Superintendent Michael Rice says proposal appears to have backing based on survey done in fall
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A week away from the May 7 election, widespread opposition has yet to surface against a $62 million bond issue on the ballot for Kalamazoo Public Schools. "We've been answering all the questions that have been raised and there haven't been a lot of questions," KPS Superintendent Michael Rice said Tuesday.
7:14 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Kalamazoo Public School officials say survey shows strong support for bond proposal

Deputy Superintendent Gary Start says bond issue is necessary and responsive to taxpayers' wishes
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Public opinion weighed heavily in deciding whether to put a $62 million bond issue on the May 7 ballot and how the money would be used, officials at Kalamazoo Public Schools said Wednesday.
6:14 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Kalamazoo School Board votes to put bond proposal on ballot

Proposal would pay for facilities improvements. It would cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $35 a year,
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education voted 7-0 Thursday to put a $62 million bond request on the May 7 ballot. The trustees passed the motion with little discussion, saying it was discussed at length at the Jan. 24 board meeting.