WAUSEON SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES INCOME TAX AMOUNT FOR NOVEMBER BALLOT ISSUE


The Wauseon School Board of Education has set the income tax percentage they will be seeking on the November ballot to bring-in revenue for the district operations. It’s been calculated, Wauseon Schools need just over 4 million dollars of revenue annually to meet their needs, and a 2% income tax would accomplish that.1.75% of that figure would go toward current expenses, while the remaining .25% would be utilized for permanent improvements. The 2% income tax Wauseon Schools are seeking would be for a five year period.

A new contract has been approved by the Wauseon board for their collective bargaining unit of bus drivers.

The Wauseon Schools will be issuing bonds to refinance the remaining 2.2 million dollars in debt for their previous construction project, in order to save the district money. In personnel action, the Wauseon board approved the following hires: Sydney Nardo and Caleb Wyse as intervention specialists, Karin McGilvery as elementary music teacher, and Melody Burress as full time bus driver.


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