Our recent history of FIVE failed NEW money levies has challenged our district, but with our staff and teachers, we have met that challenge. With date-driven decisions and careful budgeting, we have reallocated resources to do MORE for our kids without asking our community for higher taxes.Why don't you fools stay on topic? Why cant' you pass a levy after 6 years?
The budget through 2017 includes busing for all grades and a program to spend more than $2.1 million on new buses; more than $2 million in textbooks and curriculum adoption; over $3.7 million in capital needs and deferred maintenance; and more than $1.1 million in new
technology; as well as our current staff salaries and benefits. these needs are met in the five-year forecast even with the lower renewal levy. How is this possible?
With every step, we are proving that this district--with its record of excellence--is sustainable with an even lower tax burden. We are meeting and exceeding state mandates as well as local expectations. We are building a technology backbone, investing in computers, curriculum, buses and buildings. Most important, we are being honest about what is needed through 2017. This is reform at the local level, and this is working together toward
- adopted from a blog post by Springboro Board of Education Member, David Petroni
Overwhelming support for the progress made by our current board in the past two years
is now PROVEN record by the overwhelming approval by voters of our November 5th renewal levy that saves taxpayers $6.5 million! Special Thanks to our current board members, Kelly Kohls, Jim Rigano, David Petroni, Don Miller, and Wendy Kull for
working together, putting Students First, while maintaining fiscal integrity!
"As you know, great things happen in our schools each and every day. They happen because we work together--students, families and parents, teachers and staff, and our community on behalf of our students. These are truly community schools, and that was reflected in the voters' approval of Issue 14. Again, thank you."
-Todd Petrey, Superintendent, comments made in thanks for passing levy renewal,
in the November 14, 2013 issue of The Springboro Star Press.