Address Growing Needs Without Raising Tax Rates

  • The bond and levies fund critical education needs that are not covered by state funding, including paying for existing staff, current programs, and desperately needed facilities.
  • Our schools can’t operate effectively without this money. The February 2018 Bond, a second of four planned bond measures, will fund additional projects needed to provide classroom space and support schools.
  • Your local tax rate will decrease. LWSD is asking for $40 million less than the state has authorized the district.
  • Adhere to recommended cost-conscious design and building principles to address the needs.
  • Fiscally disciplined approach that maintains a level tax rate in the short and long term for funding school construction, programs, facilities and technology.
  • Drive investment priorities and funding plan based on Long Term Facilities Task Force recommendations.
  • The Capital and EP&O levies will fund needed staffing for programs, subs and nurses, teacher training, athletics, as well as facilities maintenance and technology for students and staff.

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