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Advance R-IV School District Levy Increase (April 2011)

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An Advance R-IV School District Levy Increase measure was on the April 5, 2011 ballot in the Advance R-IV school district area which is in Cape Girardeau County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 340 (68.18%)Approveda
  • NO 172 (31.82%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $.25 per $100 of assessed property value for a total levy of $3 in order to further pay for staff salaries, facility operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Board of Education of the Advance R-IV School District, Missouri, be authorized to increase the operating tax levy ceiling by $0.25 to $3.00 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation and to eliminate fully the Proposition C Sales Tax Rollback in its operating levy under Section 164.013 R.S. MO in order to provide additional funds to retain qualified staff, maintain its facilities and meet the operating expenses of the District? If this proposition is approved, the adjusted operating levy of the District is estimated to increase from $2.75, currently, to $3.00 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation in Tax Year 2011 and thereafter?[3]


  1. Cape Girardeau County, April Election Results
  2. Cape Girardeau County Elections April Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.