Edison comes up with contingency plans if May levy fails

Aaron Krause • Apr 18, 2013 at 12:07 PM

Edison board of education members said Wednesday they're optimistic their levy in May will pass.

But as a "formality," the board voted to send levy options they would consider for the August ballot to the county auditor, as contingencies should the five-year, 7.9 mills emergency operating levy fail on May 7.

"It really is just a a formality," treasurer Anne Arnold said.

If the May levy fails, the August options would need to be certified by the end of the day on May 8 -- the day after the May election. If voters turn down the May levy, the board will choose one of four options at a special meeting 7 a.m. May 8.

A story about those options, as well as other matters discussed at Wednesday's school board meeting, was published in Thursday's Norwalk Reflector. So you don't miss stories such as this one, sign up for home delivery by calling 419-668-3771 or subscribe to the e-paper (a complete digital replica of each issue) for less than $1 per week and read the full-version of the stories online.

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