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Nixa School District Bond Measure (February 2012)

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A Nixa School District Bond Measure was on the February 7, 2012 ballot in the Nixa school district area which is in Christian and Stone Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 3,193 (77.03%)Approveda
  • NO 952 (22.97%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $9 million in order to pay for new facilities and renovations to current buildings in order to help with over crowding issues at the schools. Money will also be used to upgrade technology throughout the district as well as make upgrades to the football field. Officials noted that the bond will not raise the current property tax rate, just extend the current repayments.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Nixa Reorganized School District No. R-2 of Christian County, Missouri, incur indebtedness and issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of $9,000,000 for the purpose of building additions to and renovating, repairing and improving existing school buildings and facilities and furnishing and equipping the same and acquiring school buses? If this proposition is approved the adjusted debt service levy of the District is estimated to remain unchanged at $1.0666 per one hundred dollars assessed valuation of real and personal property.[3][4]

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