Important questions on ballots for Lyndon and USD 434 voters

Voters in Lyndon and USD 434 will have questions on their ballots in Tuesday’s elections.

Lyndon

Voters in Lyndon will decide whether to impose a half-cent retailers’ sales tax for the purpose improving streets and bridges and providing property tax relief.

The question as it will appear on the ballot is as follows:

Shall the following be adopted?

Shall the City of Lyndon, Kansas, be authorized to impose a one-half percent (.5%) city-wide retailers’ sales tax for purposes of improving and maintaining the public streets and bridges, that increases in property taxes be avoided if possible, that voters should be given a choice as to the method used to finance public services; and, such other general governmental purposes as may be in the best interest of the City, with collection of such sales tax to commence on October 1, 2013, or as soon thereafter as is legally permissible, all pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 12-187 et seq. and K.S.A.10-101 et seq; as amended?

USD 434

Voters in USD 434 will vote on a $4.6 million bond issue to construct and furnish a fine arts auditorium facility, and construct a physical education facility including locker rooms, weight room, wrestling practice area, lobby and other support areas.

The question as it will appear on the ballot is as follows:

Shall the following be adopted?

Shall Unified School District No. 434, Osage County, Kansas (Santa Fe Trail), issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,600,000, to pay the costs to:  (a) construct, equip and furnish a new Fine Arts Auditorium Facility to be located at the existing Santa Fe Trail High School site in the District to create a 500-seat auditorium with stage, band and choir classroom, offices, storage and other support spaces; (b) construct, equip and furnish a Physical Education Facility to be located at the existing Santa Fe Trail High School site in the District to create an Auxiliary Gymnasium with seating for 500 and including locker rooms, a weight room, wrestling practice area, lobby area and other support areas; (c) make all other necessary improvements appurtenant thereto (collectively, the “Project”); and (d) pay costs of issuance and interest on said general obligation bonds of the District during construction of the Project; all pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 10-101 et seq.; K.S.A. 25-2018(f); and K.S.A. 72-6761?



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