I wanted to mention the upcoming Bond Issue. Please read below for more info if you have not heard anything about this...
AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A COMMON “CENTS” SOLUTION
Facts and Figures about the May 3rd Bond Issue
The State provides $2 for every $1 raised locally.
More efficient buildings reduce operating costs.
Central campus results in reduced transportation, food service and maintenance costs.
The issue includes continuous building maintenance revenue, which reduces millage of future operating levies.
Renovation of Hartville Elementary is not cost effective.
BOND ISSUE INCLUDES LOCAL FUNDING INITIATIVES (LFIs):
King Church Property
Playground and Retention Pond
Tennis Courts Including Property
Lake Elementary Roof
Lake Elementary HVAC
Lake Elementary Electrical
THE ISSUE INCLUDES 0.5 MILLS FOR CONTINUING OPERATING COSTS
District currently has no local levy for Permanent Improvement Funds.
Approval of the issue will provide $207,000 per year for maintenance.
Passage of the issue would result in less transferring of funds from operating revenue and more dollars in the classroom, helping to reduce cost of future levies.