GFW School Board Okays Operating Levy Election


(KNUJ) The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) school board unanimously approved holding an operating levy election on Tuesday, Aug. 11 (Primary Election Day), at an electronic meeting Wednesday.

The 10-year operating levy hike would be $1,406 per pupil unit. The levy hike would boost annual property taxes on a home valued at $100,000 in the school district by $200 a year, starting with 2021 property taxes.

If approved, the levy would help the school district climb out of statutory operating debt defined as a year-end net negative unreserved general fund balance exceeding more than 2.5 percent of unreserved/undesignated operating expenditures.


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