2022 Zero Tax Increase Levy Transfer & Bond: Ballot Language

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    NKC Schools asked voters to consider a zero tax increase levy transfer and $140 million bond issue on the April 5, 2022 ballot. Both measures were approved by voters.

    See the official ballot language below. Questions? See answers to Frequently Asked Questions here

    Voters must have been registered no later than Wednesday, March 9, 2022.

Question No. 1

  • Shall North Kansas City School District 74, Clay County, Missouri, issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of $140,000,000 for the purpose of acquiring land and acquiring, constructing, repairing, improving, extending, remodeling, renovating, furnishing and equipping new and existing school facilities, including acquiring buildings, improvements, furnishings and equipment now leased to the District, and acquiring school buses and other transportation equipment? Approval of this question is expected to result in zero increase of the District’s current debt service tax levy, which is estimated not to exceed the current debt service levy of $1.2900 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real and personal property.

Question No. 2

  • Shall the Board of Education of North Kansas City School District 74, Clay County, Missouri, be authorized to increase the operating property tax levy ceiling to $4.5763 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation for the purpose of operating, maintaining, and staffing school facilities? Approval of this question is expected to result in zero increase of the District’s current total property tax levy, which is estimated to remain unchanged at $5.6663 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation as the adjusted operating property tax levy of the school district is expected to increase by $0.2000 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation over the current operating property tax levy ceiling of $4.3763 with an expected corresponding reduction to its debt service property tax levy.