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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

Independence Public School District is Bonding & Building

Students are going back to school today in the Independence district, and they are doing so in the midst of a building boom, thanks to $85 million in bond money approved by voters in the district two years ago. This time next year, Independence students should be attending an as-yet-to-be-named elementary school in the eastern … 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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