Seymour School District Bond Measure (August 2011)

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A Seymour School District Bond Measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the Seymour school district area which is in Webster County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 197 (30.97%)
  • NO 439 (69.03%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $3.5 million in order to help build, construct and furnish a new gymnasium, build a new cafeteria at the elementary school and make other general improvements to other facilities as needed in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Board of Education of the Seymour R-II School District of Webster County, Missouri, borrow money in the amount of Three Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($3,500,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the site development, construction, equipping, and furnishing of a new gymnasium; to complete renovation improvements to the elementary cafeteria; and to complete other remodeling and repair improvements to the existing facilities of the District; and issue bonds for the payment thereof resulting in an estimated increase to the debt service property tax levy of $.61 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 $.00 to $.61 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real and personal property.[3]

See also


  1. Webster County Elections, August Unofficial Results (dead link)
  2. Webster County Clerk, August Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.