Platte County School District Levy Increase (April 2012)

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A Platte County School District Levy Increase measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the Platte school district area which is in Clay County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 70 (84.34%)Approveda
  • NO 13 (15.66%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $.60 per $100 of assessed property value for an ongoing amount of time in order to further pay for construction projects in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the district increase its operating levy to pay for the construction of a new elementary school, expansion of Pathfinder Elementary, renovations of the high school and enhancement of technology and security across the district? The levy would increase by 60 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, from $3.4688 to $4.0688.[3]

References

  1. Clay County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. The Kansas City Star, "Questions, contested races on ballot in Clay County," February 8, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.