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Bayless School District Levy Increase (April 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 948 (58.02%)Approveda
  • NO 686 (41.98%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current district levy by a rate of $.92 per $100 of assessed value in order to further pay for general operational costs, transportation services and offsetting losses in state funding in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the school board of Bayless Consolidated School District be authorized to increase the operating tax levy for the purpose of restoring bus transportation, attracting and retaining highly qualified staff, maximizing allowable state funding, offsetting loss of state revenue and paying the general operating expenses of the district by $0.92 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation? If this proposition is approved, the adjusted operating levy of the school district is estimated to be $4.22 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation.[3]


  1. St Louis County Elections, April Election Results
  2. St. Louis County Elections, April Candidates and Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.