PPS to Seek Construction Bond AND Local-Option Levy on May Ballot?


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Portland Public Schools' $548 million construction bond may not be the only tax measure for Portland schools on the May 2011 ballot. According to Portland School Board member Bobbie Regan, the board is also contemplating asking voters in the PPS district to renew a local-option levy at the same time as the construction bond. That local-option levy, which expires in 2012 and generates about $30 ...   More
 
Monday, December 6, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Portland School Board Unanimously Approves Construction Bond


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Surprising perhaps no one, the Portland School Board voted 7-0 tonight to put forward a $548 million construction bond to renovate and rebuild Portland Public Schools' aging facilities. The measure now heads to voters in the Portland school district on May 17. Among the nine schools that would be fully rebuilt, if voters approve the property-tax increase, is Marysville K-8 School, which burned ...   More
 
Monday, December 13, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Portland Schools Advocates Resurrect Campaign Fund


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The Portland School Board votes tonight whether to refer a $548 million construction bond measure to voters this May. But supporters of the construction bond, including board member Bobbie Regan, have already started raising money under the auspices of "Portlanders for Schools," the campaign fund that supported the successful 2006 local-option levy. Besides Regan—who gave $1,000 to ...   More
 
Monday, December 13, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Labor Union, Construction Firm the Latest Big Donors to School-Construction Campaign


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Another week, another round of substantial donations to the campaign for Portland Public Schools' $548 million construction bond on the May 17 ballot. On Jan. 7, Stacy and Witbeck, the construction firm specializing in public-transit projects, gave $25,000 to the Portlanders for Schools political action committee. The Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters gave $10,000 to the PAC. ...   More
 
Thursday, January 13, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

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