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On The Ballot - May 7

2 issues to consider
The Beavercreek City School District will place two separate and equally important levies on the May 7 ballot for your consideration. The Board of Education gave final approval of these levies at its regularly scheduled January public meeting. 
operating levy
- 6.15 mills
- $11.4 million generated per year
- $215 ($17.92 per month) for every $100k of property valuation
- Not permanent, renewable every 5 years
What will this levy pay for? Money generated from this levy will fund day-to-day operations such as transportation costs, utilities, classroom supplies, salaries.
Is This An Emergency Operating Levy? Yes. This is a designation from the state of Ohio and does not indicate a financial emergency, crisis, or error.
Does This Levy Ask For New Money? Yes, this is additional money, not a renewal.
Permanent Improvement
- 1.0 mills (collecting at .45 mills)
- Originally passed in 1989
- Generates approximately $861,000 per year
- Passage will not raise your taxes
What will this levy pay for? Money collected from a permanent improvement levy is used for capital improvement projects, maintenance and repairs of school property and certain equipment items that are designed to last five years or more. For example, these funds can purchase technology, heating and air conditioning systems, roofs or other facility upgrades. Ohio law prevents these funds from being used on staff salaries or benefits.
Is This New Money? No. This levy was originally approved by Beavercreek voters in 1989, most recently renewed in 2013, and is set to expire.