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Sturgeon R-V patrons meet to discuss bond extension

Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 4:35 pm

From something as simple as flooring in a hallway, to as complicated as the tonnage of a HVAC unit, Geoff Neill said to his 25-member audience the evening of March 2 in the Sturgeon High School cafeteria, those are the things we want to do for our children with this bond issue.”

Sturgeon R-V patrons write down questions for the district administration to answer regarding the district’s no-tax increase bond proposal.

“No tax rate increase,” Neill, superintendent of the Sturgeon R-V School District stressed, explaining the district’s proposed $3,500,000 no-tax-increase general obligation bond issue, would extend the district’s bond from expiring in 2029 to lasting perhaps another six years.

“The rate won’t change,” he said. “We will extend it out six years.”

He said paying off district’s current bonds early and improved assessed valuation enables the district run the levy, with the voters’ approval.

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