Lee's Summit R-7 School District

April 8, 2008 Bond Issue and Prop C Tax Levy Waiver Continuance

72.4% for bond (passed – required 4/7ths)    64.6% for Prop C (required simple majority)

Bond: 8,072 YES votes and 3,083 NO votes    Prop C: 7,159 YES votes and 3,919 NO votes

Bond: $54 million (no-tax-increase)    Prop C: 20 cent (no-tax-increase)
Bond Issue:


  • Construction of Sunset Valley Elementary — opened fall of 2009.
  • All-day kindergarten classrooms and support classrooms.
  • Great Beginnings Early Education Center – construction of two classrooms.
  • Mason Elementary School – Addition of four classrooms, school improvements and new cafeteria/kitchen space.
  • Hazel Grove Elementary – remodeling of classrooms and office area.
  • Lee’s Summit High School – improvements in classrooms, broadcast journalism editing studio and family and consumer science rooms.
  • Lee’s Summit North High School – Addition of industrial technology lab, band storage room, docking/mechanical space and hallways.
  • Lee’s Summit West High School – planned addition of 18 classrooms to increase school’s capacity by 357 students.
  • Instructional technology.
  • Miller Park Center, remodeled facility to serve special needs students previously served outside district.
  • R-7 Aquatic Center, self-supporting swim/dive facility — opened fall of 2009.
  • Marching band uniform replacement at LSHS and LSNHS.
  • Portable bleachers (district-wide use).
  • Capital projects (repairs and improvements) at several schools/other sites.
  • School bus purchases/parking lot improvements.