Phoenix-Talent $69 Million Dollar Bond Issue

The upcoming bond issue is focused on improving schools in the Phoenix-Talent school district and will cause taxes to increase for residents.

Posted: Nov 7, 2017 6:26 PM

PHOENIX, Ore. -- The November 7, 2017 bond proposal is focused on improving schools in the Phoenix-Talent school district and will cause taxes to increase for residents.

If passed the average taxpayer would pay an additional $0.54 on top of the $0.94 that they currently pay per $1,000 of assessed property value. If you own a $200,000 home this would equate to $108 per year and about $9 per month.

The money would go towards the following items:

  1. Orchard Hill Elementary $5,212,358
  2. Phoenix Elementary $5,405,564
  3. Talent Elementary $5,465,837
  4. Talent Middle School $6,792,604
Total for Elementary & Middle School Construction $22,876,363
Total for Phoenix High School Construction $48,332,697

Included in the construction plans:
  1. Improve safety and security in all buildings.
  2. Increasing accessibility for people with disabilities.
  3. Renovating and constructing Phoenix High School's education facilities including Career Technical Education buildings and athletic facilities.
  4. Providing seismic upgrades at all schools.
  5. Modernizing all schools, including improvements to heating, ventilation, energy efficiency and lighting.

If the bond is passed the Oregon School Capital Improvement Matching (OSCIM) Grant will match $4,000,000. The Bond Steering Committee chose to of set the costs of these projects ($72 million) with these funds. If the bond fails to pass then these funds will be diverted to another district.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 314841

Reported Deaths: 3624
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah51325643
Washington35086277
Marion32748396
Clackamas26680275
Lane24145248
Jackson21050257
Deschutes16703103
Umatilla12736125
Douglas10795188
Linn1051487
Josephine8685169
Yamhill752099
Klamath651892
Polk629171
Malheur485567
Benton463728
Coos420669
Columbia325439
Jefferson315347
Lincoln277930
Union274838
Wasco242339
Crook213639
Clatsop213225
Tillamook182023
Baker176123
Morrow168621
Curry167817
Hood River163435
Harney82319
Grant7848
Lake6988
Wallowa50811
Gilliam1374
Sherman1283
Wheeler651
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 4651497

Reported Deaths: 68087
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles144634825870
Riverside3583834802
San Diego3502674021
San Bernardino3475745507
Orange3150815355
Sacramento1507202105
Santa Clara1407321841
Kern1362881521
Fresno1361631889
Alameda1164051330
Ventura978991120
San Joaquin975341615
Contra Costa95858924
Stanislaus808921235
Tulare73111896
San Mateo52311607
San Francisco52008605
Monterey49485565
Solano44247312
Santa Barbara43189500
Sonoma39476378
Merced39446536
Placer36612364
Imperial34285755
Kings30179285
San Luis Obispo28351313
Madera21749263
Butte21379231
Shasta20763279
Santa Cruz20176211
Yolo19192239
Marin17127242
El Dorado16037127
Sutter13122153
Napa1228795
Yuba928061
Nevada850185
Humboldt831988
Tehama827784
San Benito709567
Mendocino691176
Lassen637927
Tuolumne616993
Lake605887
Amador493059
Glenn399030
Siskiyou391541
Calaveras342766
Del Norte339034
Colusa291018
Inyo166739
Mono14935
Plumas12406
Mariposa100712
Trinity72610
Modoc6278
Unassigned2120
Sierra1980
Alpine1000
Out of CA00
Medford
Clear
58° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 58°
Brookings
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 69°
Crater Lake
Clear
58° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 58°
Grants Pass
Partly Cloudy
58° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 58°
Klamath Falls
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 40°
Heating up again late week.
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events