Voters deny CJI Public Schools multi-million dollar bonds
School to examine how to fund building improvements, repairs and renovations
Last updated 5/5/2022 at 10:43am
Voters in Liberty County this week voted against a pair of $3.1 million bonds Chester-Joplin-Inverness Public Schools put on the ballot for building improvements, repairs and renovations.
The bonds would have raised taxes annually for those with a $100,000 home by $51.83 per year for those who live in both the elementary- and high-school districts, or $103.66 for a home worth $200,000.
CJI Superintendent Tim Bronk said the schools have a variety of projects that these bonds would have paid for that will now need to be stretched out over several years and paid for through their normal budg...