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Washington School District’s Tax Levy Drops

Posted: Thursday, February 20th, 2014 at 6:25 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Washington Community School District’s tax levy for fiscal year 2015 is 52 cents lower than the current rate. According to Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen, fiscal year 2015’s levy is $14.13, although he adds this number is unofficial at this time because there may be some state adjustments. He does add that it should be close to this rate. The upcoming fiscal year 2015 rate is $3.33 lower than district’s all time high in fiscal year 2011 which was $17.46.

The school board will meet in special session tonight at 5:45 p.m. to further consider a bond issuance election for the new auditorium project. The levy for which may be 20 cents, 30 cents or 40 cents.