84
      Wednesday
      90 / 68
      Thursday
      87 / 68
      Friday
      84 / 65

      TPS board plans for renewal levy in November


      Toledo Public School officials already have their eyes set on November where they're hoping to renew a levy.


      Wednesday

      morning the
      TPS finance committee recommended a 6.5 mill levy which will generate over $13 million dollars for the district in the next five years.


      D

      istrict officials say the money is needed especially with state cuts in education and board members want to remind voters an important fact about this levy.



      "

      I

      t's important to understand it's not a new tax, it's a renewal.
      So whatever a citizen was paying, that's what they'll continue to pay," explains TPS board member Bob Vasquez.


      T

      he
      TPS board says the renewal levy covers basic expenses. The levy recommendation now goes before the full board for reconsideration.

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