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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

up up and away

Ligonier Valley School District residents could be dealt a 1.5-mill increase in school taxes.
School directors voted 5-4 to adopt a $28.2 million preliminary budget on Monday night that brings the real estate millage rate to 76.5 mills. The budget estimates revenues at $27.7 million, and it proposes using $514,822 from the district's fund balance to cover expenditures.
The district's average taxpayer, with a home with an assessed valuation of $16,890, would face an increase of $25.34 annually. One mill brings in about $169,000 to the district, and there are 4,745 properties in the district.

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