Voters pass two school issues in Nevada

The Nevada R 5 School District

NEVADA, Mo. – Voters in Nevada pass a few school issues during the April 6 elections.

Both issues needed a four-sevenths majority to pass.

Nevada RV Prop K.I.D.S

Residents passed a $13.75 million proposal that will increase property taxes to fund school repairs throughout the district.

“Shall the Board of Education of the Nevada R-V School District of Vernon County, Missouri, without an estimated increase in the current debt service property tax levy, borrow money in the amount of Thirteen Million Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($13,750,000) for the purpose of providing funds to repair and replace roofs District-wide with the exception of Benton Elementary School and Bowman Building; to upgrade heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; to complete improvements to the football stadium; to acquire land for future District expansion; 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”

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Nevada RV Elementary School

The other issue was a $12.25 million bond to build a new elementary school. Residents also approved this one, which will result in an estimated increase to the debt service property tax levy of $0.5114 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation.

Another $10 million to build the school was provided by a donation from Lee and Maxine Weber.

“New Elementary School Shall the Board of Education of the Nevada R-V School District of Vernon County, Missouri, borrow money in the amount of Twelve Million Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($12,250,000) for the purchase of providing funds for the site development, construction, equipping and furnishing of a new elementary school to be augmented by a $10,000,000 donation from Lee and Maxine Weber; and issue general obligation bonds for the payment thereof resulting in an estimated increase to the debt service property tax levy of $0.5114 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation? If this proposition is approved, the adjusted debt service levy of the School District is estimated to increase from $0.3886 to $0.9000 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real and personal property. Yes No “