Who: CPS Board of Education passed a bond resolution
What: High School Bond Election
When: May 13, 2014
Why: Enrollment solution (Solving capacity issues in all schools Pre-K-12)
According to the Platte County Assessor, the average home in Columbus costs $111,754. The increase would be
$53.08 Per year
$4.42 Per month
14.5 Cents a day
The proposed project would have cause a 10 cent increase in the total tax levy. CPS was able to reduce the increase to 4.75 cents.
The total tax levy increase will be reduced by:
|Eliminate costs associated with early retirement||2.75 Cents||7.25 Cents|
|Reduce general fund spending||.75 Cents||6.5 Cents|
|Reduce the bond fund cash reserve||1 Cent||5.5 Cents|
|Reduce the general fund cash reserve||.75 Cents||4.75 Cents|
What does this mean to you? Here is how to calculate the actual cost of a new high school based on the value of your property.
1. Obtain the assessed valuation of your property from your tax statement or from the County Assessor.
2. Multiply that figure by .000475
3. The result is your annual cost. To find out your monthly cost divide by 12.
For those who missed kindergarten registration, there will be two make-up dates. Parents can register their children on May 5 or 6 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the CPS Student Center, 2563 44 Ave.
In order to register, you must bring the following information: original state certified birth certificate (no copies); immunization records; Proof of residence – need one of the following: if you rent – lease agreement, if you own – Real Estate tax statement or current mortgage statement, Electric or Gas bill from the last 30 days – no other utilities will be accepted, bank statement or payroll stub from the last 30 days.
Camp Invention inspires creativity and inventive thinking during its weeklong summer program! . The camp will be directed by Emily Delp and will take place at Lost Creek Elementary the week of June 2. Elementary school children are immersed into fun-filled, exciting, activities that reinvent summer fun. Throughout the week, children work together to solve real- world challenges that prepare them for the 21st century. Whether they are creating an epic, insect-themed pinball machine or dismantling broken devices, participants learn new approaches to everyday problems! Discounts available – register today! Call 800.968.4332 or visit www.campinvention.org.
PARENTS: Are you interested in learning more about the upcoming required NeSA tests that your children will be taking?