April 2 vote set on new Jefferson City High School

A school bus leaves the present campus of Jefferson City High School. (file photo)

A school bus leaves the present campus of Jefferson City High School. (file photo) Photo by News Tribune.

After years of discussion, the Jefferson City Board of Education voted Thursday to place a 55-cent tax increase on the April 2 ballot.

With a unanimous 6-0 vote, the board called an election to issue general obligation bonds — which would increase local taxes an additional 30 cents — and increase the operating tax levy by 25 cents. The current tax rate for the Jefferson City School District is $3.6770 per $100 of assessed valuation.

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