Sewer Revenue Bond--Special Election

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On August 8, 2023, Warrensburg residents will be asked to vote on the issuance of up to $22 million in sewer revenue bonds through the state revolving fund for upgrades and improvements to the east and west wastewater treatment plants. These bonds will be used to increase the treatment capacity of the plants and improve the quality of the water being discharged into the U.S. waterways. These upgrades and improvements are necessary to continue providing sewer to the residences and businesses in the city of Warrensburg.

The City owns, operates, and maintains a significant sanitary sewer system including two sewer treatment plants, approximately 118 miles of underground collection piping of varying materials, six lift stations, one pump station and a retired lagoon. Properly managed sanitary sewer infrastructure plays a vital role in ensuring the health, safety, and welfare of the community and the economic and financial success of the community.

Ballot Language

Shall the City of Warrensburg, Missouri issue its sewer revenue bonds in the amount of $22,000,000 for the purpose of acquiring easements or right-of-way, and acquiring, constructing, upgrading and improving its sewer system, including but not limited to upgrading, improving, and expanding the City’s two existing sewer treatment plants, with the payment of the principal of and interest on said revenue bonds, to be payable solely from the user fees and other revenues derived by the City from the operation of its sewer system, including all future extension and improvements thereto?


Absentee voting begins at the Johnson County Clerk’s Office on June 27, 2023 and No Excuse Absentee Voting will begin July 25 and conclude August 7, 2023.

Election day is August 8, 2023. Since this is a special election, there will only be one polling location—Elks Lodge, 822 East Young Avenue, Warrensburg, MO.

2021 aerial photo west sewer plant
2021 aerial photo east sewer plant