Of the upcoming April 4 election issues, one which is of major importance in the Kingsville community is the “Proposition Kingsville School.”
It reads as follows:
Shall the Board of Education of the Kingsville R-I School District, Missouri, without an estimated increase in the current debt service property tax levy, borrow money in the amount of Two Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,200,000) for the purpose of providing funds to repair and replace roofs; to complete foundation and masonry repairs; to complete renovations on District-wide facilities; to construct, equip, and furnish new safety and security systems for the school facility; to the extent funds are available, complete other repairs and improvements to the existing facilities of the District; and issue general obligation bonds for the payment thereof. If this proposition is approved, the adjusted debt service levy of the School District is estimated to not increase and remain at $0.7476 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real and personal property.
Priorities for the funds are:
• A new roof;
• Foundation repair to the NW portion of the building. Along with concrete and masonry repairs around the building and grounds;
• Replacement and repair of entrance doors to improve safety and security of students and staff; and
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