Sample Ballot

SAMPLE BALLOT
REORGANIZED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 4
OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI
SPECIAL ELECTION
TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2021


QUESTION 1



Shall Reorganized School District No. 4 of Jackson County, Missouri (Blue Springs, Missouri), issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of $107,000,000 for the purpose of constructing a classroom addition to incorporate the 9th grade into Blue Springs High School and acquiring, constructing, improving, extending, repairing, remodeling, renovating, furnishing and equipping new and existing school facilities and acquiring land therefor?

If this question is approved, the debt service property tax levy of the school district is estimated to remain unchanged at $1.2651 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real and personal property.

  • YES
  • NO

QUESTION 2


Shall the Board of Education of Reorganized School District No. 4 of Jackson County, Missouri (Blue Springs, Missouri), be authorized to increase the operating property tax levy ceiling to $4.9228 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation according to the 2021 assessment for the purpose of paying general operating expenses?

If this question is approved, the adjusted operating property tax levy of the school district is expected to increase by $0.0651 from $4.4635 to $4.5286 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation and the District expects to make a corresponding reduction to its debt service property tax levy of $0.0651 resulting in the estimated overall District adjusted property tax levy to remain unchanged at $5.7286 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation.

  • YES
  • NO