2020 Capital Bond
Capital Bond Update:
Thank you, voters! The capital bond has officially passed at 60.34 percent.
The Mukilteo School District Board of Directors voted to propose to voters a capital bond in February 2020. Thanks to the community members who attended the evening informational meetings Oct. 15 and 17. The handouts from those meetings are on the Community Involvement webpage.
Draft Capital Bond Overview
The draft bond package is $240 million and will fund projects for six years, 2021 through 2026.
- $160 million for major modifications and additions
- $12.3 million for security upgrades at all schools
- $2 million for technology infrastructure at all schools
- $52.4 million for facilities (HVAC, roofing, flooring, plumbing)
- $13.3 million for fields and courts
Capital Bond Timeline
- September 23: The school board heard a presentation based on the Capital Bond Advisory Committee's recommendations to the superintendent.
- October 28: The school board heard the superintendent's recommendation in a final bond presentation during their regular board meeting.
- November 12: The school board approved the capital bond proposition.
- January 24: Election ballots are mailed to homes.
- February 11: The final day of the election and last day to turn in ballots.
- February 21: Election results certified
Tax Rate Implications
With the passing of the capital bond, the total state and local education tax rate is projected to increase by 9.4 cents (less than a dime) per $1,000 of Assessed Value. This is the equivalent of $47 for a $500,000 home.