We appreciate your past support Last year, voters approved a much-needed operating levy increase. This levy helps pay for operational expenses such as utilities, transportation, teacher salaries, and successful academic programs that contribute to recent academic gains.
Elimination of new gym ($4 million less)
New funding from the state ($2.7 million*)
*Long-term Facilities Maintenance Revenue (LTFMR) with no new taxpayer money
Other project reductions ($1 million less)
Even better interest rates – 52-year low
Refinanced elementary bond; decreased high school project tax impact
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WHAT IS DIFFERENT & WHY?
Q. What is the 2016 total compared to the 2015 total?
A. The 2016 Bond request is reduced to $10.8 M vs $19.7 M in 2015.
74% less tax impact due to a number of financial factors.
Here is what is different from the 2015 referendum: