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WCSD passes budget, tax levy

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2009 at 5:30 am

Washington Community School Board members approved a roughly $23-million dollar budget at last night's meeting. A major point of contention for members of the public who attended offer comment was the $1.58 increase in the district's tax levy. School board members pointed to the fact that the state is taking corrective action against the district for exceeding their budget during the 2007-2008 school year. They also says financial experts suggested increasing the levy by $1.90 to $2.00.