[Nameplate] Fair ~ 60°F  
High: 67°F ~ Low: 47°F
Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Voters approve change in tax levy

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

BENTON -- Voters in the Scott County Central School District approved a no-tax increase levy adjustment during a special election Tuesday.

The unofficial vote was 141 "yes" votes to 34 "no" votes, according Scott County Clerk Rita Milam.

Officially, voters decided to allow the district to increase the operating tax levy ceiling by 40 cents to $3.6457 per $100 of assessed valuation to provide the district with extra funding to retain staff, maintain facilities and meet the operating expenses of the district.

For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.