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Laclede R-1 School District Bond Measure (August 2010)

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A Laclede R-1 School District Bond Measure was on the August 3, 2010 ballot in the R-1 school district of Laclede County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 354 (38.9%)
  • NO 556 (61.1%) Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to create a bond in the amount of $2.9 million which would be used to fund the construction of new facilities including equipping and furnishing along with improvements to the cafeteria. If it had been approved, local property taxes would have been increased by $.62 per $100 of assessed value.[2]

The question on the ballot:

Proposition Build for Kids

Laclede County R-1 School District Voters Only Shall the Board of Education of the Laclede County R-1 School District, Missouri borrow money in the amount of two million nine hundred thousand Dollars ($2,900,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the site development, construction, equipping, and furnishing of expanded cafeteria space and provide additional classroom space in order to replace temporary classrooms; to complete other remodeling, repair and safety improvements to the existing facilities of the District in order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); and issue bonds for the payment thereof resulting in an estimated maximum increase to the debt service property tax levy of $0.62 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation? Proposed by 95th General Assembly (Second Regular Session) SS SCS HCS House Bill 1764 Shall the Missouri Statutes be amended to: Deny the government authority to penalize citizens for refusing to purchase private health insurance or infringe upon the right to offer or accept direct payment for lawful healthcare services? Modify laws regarding the liquidation of certain domestic insurance companies? It is estimated this proposal will have no immediate costs or savings to state or local governmental entities. However, because of the uncertain interaction of the proposal with implementation of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, future costs to state governmental entities are unknown.[3]


  1. Lacledde County Elections, August 3 Primary Results Summary
  2. Laclede County Elections, August 3 Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.