Muncie Community Schools hopes to send a message to lawmakers by taking steps to reduce its multi-million dollar deficit on its own and avoid a state takeover.
Governor-elect Eric Holcomb rolled out his legislative agenda this week while House Republicans unveiled their road funding plan.
For the next six years, 11.5 cents per 100 dollars of assessed property will go to MCCSC schools.
The rate is less than the school corporation asked for during its last referendum in 2010.
Monroe County Schools is one of nine school districts asking voters to raise property taxes to fund schools.
The proposed referendum of 11.5 cents per $100 of assessed property for MCSCC schools is nearly 3 cents less than the 2010 referendum.
For this year’s referendum, the district is proposing a lesser rate increase of 11.5 cents.
Brown County Schools are asking for help from taxpayers after facing declining enrollment and escalating operating expenses.
School property tax levies are the only question on the ballot in four Indiana municipalities this November.
The Metropolitan School District of Boone Township asked voters to approve a 23-cent tax levy increase per $100 of assessed valuation: 543 said yes, 547 said no