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Lower Property Values Mean Higher Tax Levy in Belton School District

Because their property values are going down, owners will be paying slightly more in taxes to support public education in the Belton School District for the 2011-2012 school year. This year’s tax levy will be $5.3840, up from $4.1467 a year ago. “Even with this increased levy rate, we anticipate collecting $120,375 less tax revenue … Continue reading

Park Hill Trying to Make Good on Promise Not to Increase Taxes

When Park Hill asked taxpayers to approve $49.5 million in bonds last spring, the district promoted this vote as a “No-Tax-Increase Bond Issue.” Which is why, when the Board of Education holds its annual tax levy hearing next Thursday, school board members are going to do their best to keep property taxes from rising. Property … Continue reading

A $400,000 Roof Over Their Heads at Buckner Elementary

Students at Buckner Elementary School should have a non-leaking roof over their heads when they return to school August 17, according to Fort Osage Superintendent Mark Enderle. Contractors were supposed to start work July 5 but didn’t start until July 15. That was two days after the superintendent announced in his report to the Fort … Continue reading


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