Michigan’s March 10th Election: Oakland County School Bonds Results

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The Michigan March 10th presidential primary has a number of school bonds on the ballot. Stay tuned for results for Birmingham, Macomb, Farmington, Ferndale and Southfield proposals.

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The Michigan March 10th presidential primary has a number of school bonds on the ballot.

Stay tuned on results for Birmingham, Macomb, Farmington, Ferndale and Southfield proposals.


Results from the Democratic presidential primary, DIA millage and Wayne, Macomb county proposals.


Polls are closed. This post will be updated when results are released. 

Results for School Bonds Proposals in Oakland County

Birmingham School Bond Proposal 

Results: Passed.

Birmingham Public Schools
Precincts reporting 100.00%
Yes 16,390 (76.21%)
No 5,115 (23.79%)

What: A proposal to allow Birmingham Public Schools to borrow up to $195,000,000 through the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of upgrading school facilities, construction of a new stadium, acquiring instructional technology, and preparing new activity and athletic facilities. Repayment of the bonds is expected to incur an average of 1.24 mills annually for up to 20 years, typically costing a homeowner with a $100,000 home $62 a year.


Macomb Intermediate Regional School District Millage 

Results: Passed.

Macomb Intermediate School District
Precincts reporting 100.00%
Yes 1,026 (55.07%)
No 837 (44.93%)

What: Proposal to increase a millage on taxable property by 1.9 mills over 10 years, 2020 to 2029, for enhancements to local public school districts. The millage would raise an estimated $55 million if approved, and typically cost a homeowner with a $100,000 home $95 a year.


Farmington Public Schools Bond Proposal 

Results: Passed.

Farmington Public School District
Precincts reporting 100.00%
Yes 19,412 (69.19%)
No 8,644 (30.81%)

What: Proposal to allow Farmington Public School District to borrow up to $98 million for remodeling school district buildings for safety and security improvements, constructions additions to school district buildings, improve athletic facilities and sites, acquire school buses and acquire technology. The millage required to repay the debt is is not expected to exceed 3.2 mills and is estimated to average 1.12 mills. The bonds may be issues over multiple years and must be repaid within 20 years of issuance.


Ferndale Schools bond proposal 

Results: Passed.

Ferndale Public Schools
Precints reporting 100.00%
Yes 8,260 (80.66%)
No 1,981 (19.34%)

What: Ferndale Public Schools has a proposal to raise $120 million over 10 years through a bond on the ballot. The bond is structured to avoid a tax increase for Ferndale residents. 


Southfield School Replacement Millage 

Results: Passed.

Southfield Public Schools
Precincts reporting 100.00%
Yes 14,832 (70.70%)
No 6,147 (29.3%)

What: Proposal to extend a millage on taxable property for up to 18 mills for general school operating purposes, restricted to 16.9698 mills on owner-occupied homes, for 10 years, 2020 to 2029. This millage would raise approximately $42,309,000 in the first year.


Brandon School District

Results: Failed. 

Brandon School District
Precincts reporting 100.00%
Yes 2,316 (48.89%)
No 2,421(51.11%)

 

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