De Soto school bond election (2008)

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The De Soto School District (USD 232 Board of Education) will ask voters to approve a $72 million dollar school bond issue on November 4th, 2008.[1] The USD 232 district serves the De Soto area of east Kansas.

Proposed use of USD 232 bond issue

The proposed $72 million dollars will be raised and allocated to specifically fund the following projects:

  1. Expansion to the De Soto high school, including a new media center and libarary
  2. Expansion to the Mill Valley high school
  3. Auxillary gyms and weight rooms at both schools
  4. Brand new elementary school (7th in USD 232)

Increase in property taxes

The expected bond measure will increase the levy by 7.2 mills or approximately $82.77 for a $100,000 home[2]

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