CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
MAY 13, 2010
Supplemental Levy Election on May 18
Based upon the loss of state
funding for public education, the
Polls will be open from
on May 18 at
The supplemental levy, approved annually by voters, becomes part of the district’s general budget and provides over 20 percent ($1 of every $5) of the general budget. About 85 percent of general budget expenditure is for staff (salaries and benefits). The general budget pays for most district expenses including building utilities, building maintenance, transportation, salaries, benefits, textbooks and supplies.
This levy is for ongoing maintenance and operation expenses. It is not for construction purposes.
Based on 2009 market values and home-owners exemptions, an increase in the supplemental levy of $250,000 would result in the following:
Property assessed at $100,000: an increase of $22.04 per year or $1.84 per month.
Property assessed at $200,000: an increase of $44.07 per year or $3.67 per month.
Based on 2009 market values
and home-owner exemptions, the $1,740,000 supplemental levy would result in a
$153.37 tax for a property assessed at $100,000 and $306.74 tax for a property
assessed at $200,000. Even with the requested increase, school property tax
Please contact the School
District Office at