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School Board to Take $1.5M In Additional Levy Revenue

April 17, 2013

WHEELING — The Ohio County Board of Education will take in an additional $1.5 million in revenue after voting Tuesday to maintain the district’s operating levy rate of 95....

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Apr-17-13 5:25 PM

Fleecing the residents once again!!

Residents need to FIGHT every attempt at raising their property taxes!!

Make them PROVE that your property has "increased" in value!!

And as I've said before, these school systems have MASSIVE payrolls with EXCESSIVE salaries and un-needed positions soaking up 90% of the funds!

Time to make MASSIVE cuts starting at the TOP!!!

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Apr-17-13 9:57 AM

The school board could increase the levy to where other counties in the northern panhandle have theirs: 98% and up.

With cuts to education from the Federal & State government, this "windfall" will most likely go towards preventing any cuts in service.

@mikeyd. We will see what the money is used for in the new budget. I have a feeling it won't be going to increase salaries. Not that educators don't deserve an increase.

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Apr-17-13 8:50 AM

@Displaced. the reason there was no mention was because they want to get it in under the radar.

This newspaper had an online article where this was coming up for a school board vote, then pulled the article after a couple of hours.

Not very unbiased reporting, eh.

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Apr-17-13 8:38 AM

the majority of the funds is for raises and new boards are a joke.

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Apr-17-13 8:15 AM

Why no mention of the school board's proposals of what is going to be done with this new found windfall of an additional $1.5 million???

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Apr-17-13 6:38 AM

Take all you can from the taypayer.

Don't consider anything else.

As long as it is legal, but still immoral, it doesn't matter does it.

:-( !

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