COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
On the Columbia Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday evening, the board members plan to vote on including an $80 million bond situation to the Metropolis of Columbia’s April poll.
If handed by the varsity board, Columbia residents would vote on April 5 on whether or not or to not approve the cash for Columbia Public Colleges. In keeping with CPS, the varsity district will want a majority vote of not less than 57% of Columbia residents voting in favor of the measure.
The varsity district says the bond situation wouldn’t enhance taxes for residents if handed in April.
The $80 million bond situation could be divided up and used for a number of functions. That features including two new elementary colleges to deal with overcrowding, paying for renovations, funding security and safety measures, and including expertise infrastructure.
$80 Million Bond Request Breakdown
- $25 million – New elementary faculty on John Warner Center College Property
- $28 million – New elementary faculty (consists of land buy)
- $15 million – Profession Middle renovation and addition
- $7.5 million – Battle Elementary addition
- $3 million – ADA enhancements and facility upkeep
- $2 million – Security and safety enhancements
- $2 million – Know-how infrastructure
- $500,000 – Bond price
*Complete is $83 million however class and prices listed are immediately cited from CPS bond presentation from Superintendent Brian Yearwood.