Boots And Sabers

School Referenda Background Data a Little Sketchy

By - Mar 29th, 2009 03:13 pm
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I wrote my column for Tuesday.  It’s about the upcoming school referenda in West Bend and the school board election.  In the process of writing the column, a couple of anomalies jumped out at me.

First, there’s this… the school district’s publications regarding the referendum consistently list the district’s mil rate as $6.77 per $1,000 of equalized value.  That appears to be an old number because they increased the levy 7.6% to a mil rate of $6.92 just last September.  Apparently, they haven’t had the time to update their stuff. ..

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