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Early Voting Begins On Supplemental Levies For West Ada And Middleton School Districts

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Frankie Barnhill
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Boise State Public Radio

Currently, most school districts in Idaho use supplemental levy revenue to cover operating costs, like teacher salaries.

 

The West Ada Joint School District is Idaho’s largest and is asking voters to approve the renewal of a $28 million dollar, two-year levy, which failed in May. 

It would cost taxpayers about $52 a year, per $100,000 of taxable property and accounts for about 5% of West Ada’s overall budget. 

The Middleton School district is trying for the third time to pass a two-year, $3 million dollar levy, which failed in March and in May. The levy amount would increase slightly, but savings from an existing bond issue would result in a net $5 decrease for taxpayers

Early voting for both these elections begins today, August 10. 

West Ada voters can cast their ballots in-person at the Ada County Elections Office and Meridian City Hall Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at either location. Early voting for the Middleton School District levy will take place at the Canyon County Elections Office.

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