School district votes to go for mill levy

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School district votes to go for mill levy

The ballot question

This is the core of the ballot question for a mill levy override approved by School District 9-R’s Board on Tuesday:
Shall Durango School District 9-R taxes be increased by $3.2 million dollars annually beginning in Collection Year 2011 by the imposition of a mill levy sufficient to generate such amount for General Fund purposes, which may include but are not limited to the following:
b Providing funding for high quality education through investment in small class sizes.
b Providing funding for attracting and retaining quality teachers and staff.
b Investing in innovative, high quality student programs and technology to prepare students for jobs of the future.
The override also authorizes the district to collect, keep and spend monies raised in the mill levy.

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