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Tam high school district considers even lower bond measure for November ballot

The Tamalpais Union High School district has further pared down a potential facilities bond measure in hopes of winning voter approval in November — but board members aren’t quite ready to endorse the $289-million option for the ballot.


The latest proposal being explored by the district is nearly half of the $517-million bond that narrowly failed at the polls in March and is a significant reduction on a $440-million bond option that was rolled out to the board in April. Officials were hopeful the latter would assuage voter concerns about the high price tag of the original proposal while still allowing the district to address most of the needs identified in its long-term facilities master plan; however, a poll of district voters last month showed tepid support for the $440-million bond, as just 55.7% of respondents — barely above the 55% threshold needed for approval — said they would vote yes.

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