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