Ballot Question

Shall Platte County R-III School District issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of $73,000,000 for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, repairing, rebuilding, improving, extending, remodeling, renovating, furnishing and equipping new and existing school facilities, including: 

  • constructing and equipping a new middle school;
  • renovating and improving Pathfinder Elementary School and Barry School in order to convert both facilities into elementary schools that will serve Kindergarten through 5th grade students;
  • first phase of renovating and rebuilding Platte County High School; and
  • installing safety and security improvements and technology upgrades in District facilities?

If this question is approved, the District’s debt service tax levy is estimated to remain unchanged at the current debt service tax levy of $1.1383 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real and personal property.