Community discussion session on any questions you may have about the upcoming renewal levy.
At the high school 6:30PM on the following dates: Wed March 13, Thu April 4 and Tue April 23
The Canal Winchester School District
believes we must prepare every student for their future. The Substitute
Emergency Renewal Levy on the ballot May 7th, 2019 allows us to
provide programs, teachers and resources needed to accomplish this very
Reasons why to renew the substitute
of existing tax levy, will not increase school tax rate
NEW taxes since 2009 (10 years) with the passing of this renewal (15
renewal keeps the 12.5% state tax rollback in place. Which means the state will continue to
pick up 12.5% of your school tax (like a coupon). If the renewal fails and
a NEW levy is placed on the ballot the 12.5% rollback or discount you are
getting is no longer available. So you would pay the full amount of school
tax instead of reducing your school tax by 12.5%.
- Promotes proactive planning
long-term capital project funds. (General maintenance, i.e. roofs, HVAC)
need to ask for new tax dollars.
up 13.5% of the operating budget
directly impact home values
in our future leaders
This levy will not increase your school
tax rate. It’s simply a substitute emergency renewal of an existing levy. But
what does that mean?
- Allows the district to receive additional income
from new development, residential and commercial.
- Official ballot language meaning the levy is for a
FIXED dollar amount, no more no less, and FIXED amount of time ($6.2
million per year for 5 years) Again emergency is a formal and legal term
for a fixed dollar amount levy. It
does not mean there is a financial crisis.
- Simply a renewal of the current existing levy and it will not
increase your tax rate.
your right to vote
EVERY vote counts
10 district operational levies have an average for and against of 50% (It’s a
Language *Does not include word renewal only EXISTING
Tax Levy (Substitute)
Winchester Local School District
majority affirmative vote is necessary for passage.
Shall a tax levy substituting for an existing levy be imposed by the
Canal Winchester Local School District, Franklin and Fairfield Counties, Ohio
for the purpose of providing for the necessary requirements of the school
district in the initial sum of $6,230,000, and a levy of taxes be made outside
of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to require twelve
and fifty-nine hundredths (12.59) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which
amounts to 125.9 cents ($1.259) for each one hundred dollars of valuation for
the initial year of the tax, for a period of five years, commencing in 2019,
first due in calendar year 2020, with the sum of such tax to increase only if
and as new land or real property improvements not previously taxed by the
school district are added to its tax list?
THE TAX LEVY