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Ballot Issues April 6, 2021

 

You said “YES!” Now what? 

kids helping with constructionThank you for voting your heart for the heart of Hollister

 

Teacher and Staff Pay

Pay increase for all faculty and staff to go into effect for the 2021-2022 school year.

  • $2,200 added to the certified base
  • All certified steps: vertical and horizontal awarded with $20 increase both directions for each step
  • All classified steps with base increase of 5.15% 
  • Increases of 5.15% for employees classified and certified not on schedules
  • Increases of 10% for extra-duty and coaching stipends
  • Certified base starting salary $37,800.00 for the 2021-2022 school year

Facility Upgrades

Projects Timeline

Project Anticipated Start Date Completion Date

Bus Only Lane, Additional Turning Lane, and New ECC Entrance

   
-Begin Excavating May or June 2021 August 2021
-Lay Asphalt July 2021 August 2021
-Project Completion End of July 2021 August 2021
Presentation System Install for ES End of July 2021 August 2021
ADA Lock Upgrades MS    
-Order May 2021 May 2021
-Install June or July 2021 August 2021
Vape Sensors    
-Order End of April 2021 April 30, 2021
-Install May or June 2021 Anticipated completion October 15, 2021
Cafeteria Tables ES    
-Order End of April 2021 April 30, 2021
-Install July 2021 August 2021
Training Facility    
-Break Ground End of May 2021 July 2021
-Rough-in June 2021 Anticipated Completion October 2021 
-Dried July or August 2021 Anticipated Completion November 2021
-Work Completion September or October 2021 Anticipated Completion January 2022
Middle School Remodel    
-Demolition June 2021 July 2021
-Rough-in July or August 2021 July 2021
-Work Completion August or September 2021 Anticipated Completion November 2021
Elementary Pods    
-Demolition June 2021 July 2021
-Install flooring, shades, and furniture July 2021 Flooring & furniture complete August 2021, shades TBD
-Work Completion August 2021 August 2021

 

 

 

Ballot Question #1 – Thank you for saying YES!

Shall Hollister R-V School District of Taney County, Missouri issue it’s general obligation bonds in the amount of $5,000,000, resulting in no estimated increase to the debt service tax levy, for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, repairing, renovating, furnishing, and equipping school facilities, including safety and security improvements at the middle school and acquiring and renovating facilities for use as a central office and for professional development?

If this question is approved, the District’s debt service property tax levy is estimated to remain unchanged at $0.8207 per $100 of assessed valuation of real and personal property.

Ballot Question #2 – Thank you for saying YES!

Shall the Board of Education of Hollister R-V School District of Taney County, Missouri be authorized to increase the operating property tax levy by $0.17 per $100 of assessed valuation for operating expenses of the District, including increasing compensation for employees in order to attract and retain quality faculty and staff?

If this question is approved, the operating property tax levy of the District is expected to increase from $3.4673 to $3.6373 per $100 of assessed valuation, and the District expects to make a corresponding reduction to its debt service property tax levy of $0.17, resulting in the estimated overall property tax levy of the District to remain unchanged at $4.2880 per $100 of assessed valuation.