Liberty School District bond proposal
Proposal: The district high school was built in 1960 and district officials say the system needs renovations to the mechanical and HVAC systems. Additionally, district officials are hoping to use money from the $12.9 million bond to build a gymnasium and renovate bathrooms, locker rooms and install wireless internet. The bond would also support security updates in the elementary and junior high schools and upgrade the softball and baseball fields and separate the football field and track field. The district is eligible to apply up to $1.8 million in state construction matching funds. The renovations and installations would be complete in the fall or winter of 2017
Tax impact on property owners: District officials estimate that taxes would increase by $1.17 per $1,000 taxable property value, about $234 a year for the owner of a $200,000 property.
Number of years: 20 years
Vote requirement: Needs 60 percent support to pass.
Several rural school districts in Spokane County are asking voters for money in February’s special election.
The Liberty School District is hoping to pass a $12.9 million bond this November to replace aging equipment.