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Town Hall: Athens City School District Tax Levy
September 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Town Hall Meeting about the Athens City School District Tax Levy on the November 2018 Ballot sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Athens County.
Tuesday, September 25th, 6:30-8:00pm in the Athens Community Center, Room A
Representatives from the Athens City School District administration and school board will answer questions from the audience about the proposed tax levy. The panel members will be:
Tom Gibbs, Superintendent
Matt Bunting, District Treasurer
Kim Goldsberry, Board of Education Vice President
Sean Parsons, Board of Education Member
The submitted ballot language is:
Shall the Athens City School District be authorized to do the following:
(1) Issue bonds for the purpose of constructing school facilities and renovating, improving and constructing additions to school facilities under the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program of the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission; furnishing and equipping the same; improving the sites thereof; and acquiring land and interests in land as necessary in connection therewith in the principal amount of $60,500,000, to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 30 years, and levy a property tax outside the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the bond repayment period 5.88 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.59 for each $100 of tax valuation, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?
2) Levy an additional property tax to provide funds for the acquisition, construction, enlargement, renovation, and financing of permanent improvements at a rate not exceeding 0.50 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.05 for each $100 of tax valuation, for a continuing period of time?
FOR THE BOND ISSUE AND LEVY
AGAINST THE BOND ISSUE AND LEVY