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Planning

for the

Future

Clawson Public Schools is asking voters to consider a bond proposal on the August 3, 2021 ballot. If approved, it would generate $55.9 million with NO tax increase. It would allow Clawson to strengthen our district for the long-term and invest in safe, secure, 21st Century learning at all grade levels. It would create a secure, DK-12 Central Campus and dedicated Early Childhood Center, sized to meet current and future enrollment projections. The plan was developed by a 45-member steering committee, commissioned by the Board of Education and comprised of a cross-section of the community, including parents, business owners, school teachers, administrators, staff, students, city leaders, and school board members.

This ZERO MILL bond proposal would generate $55.9 million!

Tax Impact

If approved by voters, the bond would cause NO increase to the current millage rate and would generate $55.9 million for investments in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle and High School students.

Upcoming Community Forum

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What is a

bond proposal?

A bond proposal is how a public school district asks its community for authorization to borrow money for capital expenditures by selling bonds. 

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How can funds from a bond be spent?

Voter-approved bond funds can be spent on new construction, additions, remodeling, site improvements, athletic facilities, playgrounds, buses, furnishings, equipment, and technology. Funds raised through the sale of bonds cannot be used on operational expenses such as employee salaries and benefits, school supplies, and textbooks. Bond funds must be kept separate from operating funds and must be audited by an independent auditing firm. 

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What are the key investments the bond focuses on?

  • Infrastructure, Energy and Parking
     

  • Safety and Security
     

  • 21st Century Classrooms, Technology and Furnishings
     

  • Athletics, Physical Education and Playgrounds
     

  • Buses
     

  • Fine Arts

Voting Information

Election day is Tuesday, August 3, 2021 and any registered voter in the Clawson school district can vote. 
Visit www.michigan.gov/vote to get registered. 
 
In-person voting is available at your local polling location from 7am - 8pm on August 3. 
To vote absentee, you can request an absentee ballot by contacting cityclerk@cityofclawson.com. Ballots must be returned by August 3 at 8pm.
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Questions?

If you have further questions, contact Jackie Johnston, Assistant Superintendent, at 248-655-4409 or by email at Jackie.Johnston@clawsonschools.org.

Clawson Public Schools

www.clawsonschools.org

Frequently Asked Questions

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