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Passage of levy will still mean lower taxes


I am writing this letter to help you, as part of our community, make an informed decision on the upcoming vote for a school district levy. The bottom line in this complicated issue is this: For taxpayers, approving this school district levy will mean paying a lower total property tax than was paid in 2018.

Let me explain. Due to recent state legislation capping the dollar size of school district levies, it was necessary to approve two smaller levies to approach the dollar value of the previously approved four-year levy ($4.01 per thousand dollars of property valuation). Last August’s appr...

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