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Platte School District R-3 Levy Increase (April 2012)

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A Platte County R-3 School District Levy Increase measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the Platte County R-3 school district area which is in Platte County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,416 (43.73%)
  • NO 1,822 (56.27%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy to one set at a rate of $4.06 per $100 assessed property value for a continuing period of time in order to pay for operational and maintenance costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

To provide funds for the operation, maintenance, improvement, expansion and acquisition of school facilities, including constructing, furnishing and equipping of a new elementary school on existing District property, shall the Board of Education of the Platte County R-III School District be authorized to (a) fully eliminate the reduction in the operating tax levy (Proposition C rollback) for school purposes resulting from sales tax revenues allocated to the District as provided in Section 164.013, RSMo, as amended, and (b) increase the operating tax levy ceiling of the District to $4.0688 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation?

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