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Bond Referendum 2016
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WHAT IS THIS ALL ABOUT?
In July, 2016, the Board of Supervisors passed a resolution requesting that a referendum be held on the question of the County issuing general obligation bonds for selected public school projects. The bond referendum will be on the ballot as part of the general election to be held on November 8. Registered voters will be able to respond ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to a question asking if the County can issue general obligation bonds totaling $35 million to finance projects for improvements to Albemarle County public schools –  including designing, building, expanding, and renovating school properties, including new buildings and additions, renovations, and improvements to existing buildings, installing new furnishings and equipment in the public schools.

For more detailed information, please view the FAQ and Projects pages using the navigation on the left.


WHAT WILL BE ON THE BALLOT?
The following question will be included on the ballot:

Shall the County of Albemarle, Virginia, contract a debt and issue general obligation bonds in the maximum aggregate principal amount of $35,000,000 for the purpose of providing funds, in addition to any other available funds, to finance the costs of improvements to Albemarle County public schools including designing, building, expanding, and renovating school properties, including new buildings and additions, renovations, and improvements to existing buildings, installing new furnishings and equipment in the public schools, and the related costs to issue the bonds and to reimburse the County for temporary financing? 

[ ] YES    [ ] NO

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS:

WHEN: Tuesday, October 4, 2016  |  6 p.m.
WHAT: Community Forum conducted by the League of Women Voters
WHERE: Western Albemarle High School Auditorium


WHEN: Tuesday, October 11, 2016  |  6 p.m.
WHAT: Community Forum conducted by the League of Women Voters
WHERE: Monticello High School Auditorium


WHEN: Wednesday, October 26, 2016  |  6 p.m.
WHAT: Community Forum conducted by the League of Women Voters
WHERE: Albemarle High School Media Center


SCHEDULE A SPEAKER

If you would like a speaker to discuss the 2016 Bond Referendum at your next meeting or event,
email bondreferendum@k12albemarle.org
or call 434-975-9330.


VOTE, TUESDAY, NOV. 8
This November 8, a question will appear on the general election ballot asking voters to vote YES or NO on whether Albemarle County should issue General Obligation Bonds to finance improvements at 25 of the County's 26 schools.

Albemarle County encourages its citizens to vote. Find links to important voter information, such as how to register to vote, find your polling location, or request an absentee ballot in the "Highlights" box on the right.

Watch this informational video to learn more about the projects included in the bond referendum: