Oregon will head to the polls Tuesday to make a key decision about the school
A 2 mill
permanent improvement levy is on the ballot. The current levy runs out at the
end of the year, this measure would keep the money coming into the district for
the next five years.
the levy will cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $61 per year. And it's
not a new tax, so it won't cost any more than what taxpayers are already
generated – about $1 million – will pay for building upgrades, added security
cameras, and textbooks and technology.
passes, then the next phase is iPads for everybody," said School Board
President PJ Kapfhammer. "The new state testing procedures say you have to take
these tests, the state testing, on computers. Well, we don't have enough
computers in the district to come close to doing the testing, so we have to buy
these computers. This is something we could use."
says he's a little concerned that the levy is the only issue on the ballot in
Oregon. He's worried only the people who are against it will head to the polls.
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