Know the Facts
Schools May 7, 2019 Ballot Issue
Here are the facts:
Residents in the Canal Winchester School District will vote
on a levy renewal ballot issue this May 7, 2019.
A substitute emergency levy renewal that
will go towards the daily operations and maintenance of our schools. It will not increase your school tax
Levy- Official ballot language meaning that the levy is for a Fixed dollar amount and for a Fixed amount of time ($6.2 million per year for 5 years). It does not mean there is a financial
crisis. Again, it is a legal definition, Ohio Revised Code 5705.194,
which legislates the levy purpose.
- This ballot issue is NOT a new tax. It’s simply a RENEWAL of the five-year substitute emergency levy and it will not increase your school tax rate.
- This ballot issue provides $6.2 million or 13.5% of our annual school budget.
- This RENEWAL LEVY will continue to fund the District’s daily operations which include maintaining staff and programs, and maintenance of our facilities.
- This ZERO tax increase
is critical towards long term financial stability.
For additional information about the levy, please contact Jim Sotlar, Superintendent or Nick Roberts, Treasurer- 614-837-4533.