Stories tagged with: School Levy

May 7, 2013 - 10:43pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

After seven failed levies, The West Muskingum School District passed their levy this evening by 713 votes.

It was a huge win for the district, after several grass-root campaigns and the urging of local citizens who cared about the students.

"Well what it means is, that the community is demonstrated that they support their local school district and I think that it also means that people are willing to invest in our students and the future of the community by its passage,...

May 7, 2013 - 5:48pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

Voter turnout in Muskingum County is being called light, which is expected since not all voters are eligible to cast a ballot.

There are three issues on the ballot; one for East Muskingum schools, one for West Muskingum schools and a levy for the Village of Dresden. The West Muskingum school levy has failed multiple times and there are some parents who hope voters realize how necessary it really is.

"As the campaign is saying, the need is real. The students and the teachers...

November 7, 2012 - 6:41pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

The West Muskingum School District has tried many times to pass an operation levy to help sustain the district and stabilize their financial situation, and again this year the levy has failed.

In 2006, 2007 and 2008 the district failed to pass an income tax levy. In 2008 and twice in 2009 property tax levies also failed to pass. Superintendent William Harbron says with the 2012 levy also failing, the district that already had to instate pay-to-play programs, will continue to struggle...

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