Maintenance & OperationsReplacement LevyFactsA Maintenance and Operations Levy is a tax against assessed property in a school district. These taxes help provide funding the state does not cover such as the maintenance of current building structures,underfunded Transportation expenses, underfunded Food Service expenses, items such as the purchase of new textbooks and expenses for extra-curricular activities such as athletics or clubs.
The proposed levy is a 4-year Maintenance & Operations Replacement Levy that will replace the current levy expiring December 31st, 2016. It will not impose a new tax to our taxpayers. The current M&O levy set to expire December of 2016 was collected at a rate of $1.46-$1.60 per $1,000 of assessed value. The new proposed rates are estimated at a cost of $1.58-$1.61 per $1,000 of assessed value.
Ballots will be mailed out to voters on or around January 20th, 2016, for the February 9th,2016 election.