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 Asessor, 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.
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