Boundary County School District will ask voters today for enough additional property tax dollars to keep schools operating as they are.
If the $439,000 levy fails, district officials say, the likely result will be school closures or double-shifting. Textbooks would be bought every seven years instead of every five, and funding for sports would be further cut back. A teaching position also would be cut.
Voting will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at all schools except the junior high. Residents may vote at any polling place.
A simple majority is needed to pass the one-year levy. If it passes, a person with a $60,000 home on a $10,000 lot would pay $42 in additional taxes.
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