$25.3 Million Bond Set for May Ballot
The Board of Education voted unanimously in February to put a $25.3 million bond on the May 13 primary election ballot. After reviewing results from community surveys and listening to the public during Board meetings on January 27 and February 10, the junior high gym, fitness room, and an addition to the front entrance of the high school for administration offices were removed from the district's last bond proposal. Also, parking and traffic flow projects at the high school and junior high were pulled from the bond amount to be possibly done at a later date.
All other projects will remain as they were previously designed. The new amount of $25.3 million dollars is a reduction of $10.4 million dollars from the previous bond election (nearly a 30% decrease). Passage of the bond would amount to a tax levy increase of an estimated 16.5 cents when reviewed on a 20-year bond plan, which would still be below more than half of the other Learning Community school districts' tax rates. This would mean a $13.75 increase per month on a home valued at $100,000.
The district will hold a bond information night Thursday, May 1 from 6:15 to 6:45 PM at the high school cafeteria and an open house at each school for the public from 7 to 8 PM for tours of the facilities.
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