Lee's Summit R-7 School District

April 6, 1999, Bond Issue

63 % for bond (passed – required four-sevenths)

11,184 YES votes and 6,482 NO votes

$31 million (12-cent property tax increase)

Bond Issue:


  • Hawthorn Hill Elementary and Woodland Elementary ($17 million) — opened fall 2001.
  • Improvements to existing schools ($7.2 million) — LSHS lecture hall addition, PAC improvements, enclose breezeway, musical instrument storage, window replacement; library additions at Hazel Grove, Mason, Pleasant Lea Elementary Schools, new computer labs at Hazel Grove and PLE; parking improvements at Hazel Grove; gym floor replacement at Pleasant Lea Middle School.
  • Lee’s Summit North High School addition for classrooms ($5.3 million).
  • Acquisition of land for future school sites ($1.5 million).