If approved, how will the bond funds be used?

Construction of the Liberty Activity Center

  • Minimum of 8 courts for basketball, volleyball, pickleball and other indoor court sports with leagues coordinated by Liberty Parks & Rec. Provides the space to host competitive basketball and volleyball tournaments
  • An additional court dedicated for open play  
  • A fitness center and cardio studio for more and enhanced programs and classes
  • An indoor walking track
  • Meeting rooms to host wellness programming and event rentals
  • Indoor multi-use turf field that can be utilized for youth camps, batting cages, speed and agility training, team practices (eg. soccer, flag football, baseball / softball)

Upgrades to the Liberty Community Center

  • Additions to outdoor aquatics that could include slides, lazy river and / or sprayground
  • Conversion of the current basketball court to a two story spaces that will allow for additional space for strength, cardio and dedicated studio space.  
  • Upgrades to the men’s and women’s locker rooms
  • Upgrades to the Silver Center / meeting rooms, including 
    • modern audio visual, including updated and expanded hearing loop, computer connections, etc.
    • more dedicated time for the Silver Center, including more programs and classes for seniors

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1. Project background – How did we get to this point?
2. If approved, how will the bond funds be used?
3. Why are these projects needed?
4. What are the benefits to the Liberty residents?
5. Will kids in recreational leagues get to use the new facility?
6. How does this help seniors?
7. Will my Silver Sneakers Membership include both facilities?
8. Will Kansas City residents pay the same membership rate as Liberty residents?
9. Where will the Liberty Activity Center be located?
10. Why did the City of Liberty not include a competition pool in this plan?
11. What is a General Obligation Bond?
12. How will the GO Bonds be paid back?
13. How will this affect my property tax bill?
14. What percentage of yes votes is required for approval of this bond issue?
15. Why a debt levy?
16. If approved by Liberty voters, when would the property tax debt levy take affect?
17. What is a design-build system?
18. What will happen if Liberty voters don’t approve the bond issue?