Turner and Bonner Springs have mail elections planned for this fall.
Bonner Springs quarter-cent sales tax
Bonner Springs has a quarter-cent sales tax on the ballot Oct. 1. If approved, the sales tax in the city of Bonner Springs would increase by .25 percent.
According to the ballot language, the sales tax would go toward general capital improvement needs of the city to include, but not limited to, payments of such lease obligations and principal and interest payments on such temporary notes and general obligation bonds necessary to finance capital improvements.
The deadline to register to vote in the Bonner Springs election is Sept. 10.
Ballots are scheduled to be mailed to Bonner Springs residents who are registered to vote about 20 days before the election.
Election Day is Oct. 1 for Bonner Springs in the mail election; ballots must be returned to the election office by noon Oct. 1.
Turner School District bond referendum
The Turner School District bond referendum election date is planned for Oct. 22. The final details of the election are currently being worked out.
Registered Turner residents may vote on a $19.5 million bond issue, which according to district officials, will result in no tax rate increases.
The money will go toward safety, security, technology, aging facilities and growth, according to the district. The improvements include constructing a new Oak Grove Elementary School, and the improvement of the cafeteria and multipurpose room at Junction Elementary. Also included are computer and technology upgrades.
Sept. 23 is the last day to register to vote in the Turner mail-in election and automatically receive a mail ballot, according to the election office information. Those who register between Sept. 23 and Oct. 1 may vote, but they will have to apply for their ballots and one will not be mailed automatically.
Ballots are scheduled to be mailed to registered Turner voters on Oct. 2, and must be received by noon Oct. 22 at the election office.
For more information on registering to vote, call the election office at 913-573-8506, visit the election website at www.wycokck.org, or visit 850 State Ave.
- Information from Wyandotte County election commission's website