Author: Sterling Blackwell

Supplemental Levy Renewal

Supplemental Levy Renewal

District News
Fruitland School District Seeks Lower Supplemental Levy Renewal February 2017 The Fruitland School District will ask voters to approve a lower amount for renewal of the supplemental levy that has been in place for the past two years. The proposed renewal is for $295,000 per year for two years. If passed, it will replace the current levy of $350,000. The levy will be used to continue and maintain the operations of the school district and to continue to provide opportunities to the district’s students. The renewal is being proposed for a lower amount because funding from the state has increased since the deep cuts of the recession. However, funding levels are still not restored to 2009 levels when adjusted for inflation—and the cost of many operational expenses has increased sinc