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WILL SCHOOL TAXES GO UP?

Posted 5/21/13

A real estate tax increase is more than likely for the Middletown Area School District, but how much the tax will go up remains unknown.Middletown Area School Board voted 7-0 on Monday, May 20 to approve a proposed $39.9 million budget that includes …

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WILL SCHOOL TAXES GO UP?

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A real estate tax increase is more than likely for the Middletown Area School District, but how much the tax will go up remains unknown.

Middletown Area School Board voted 7-0 on Monday, May 20 to approve a proposed $39.9 million budget that includes a $400,000 deficit for the 2013-14 school year. Board members Terry Gilman and Sheila Evans were absent.
The district can increase taxes up to 3.43 percent because it applied for an exception from state law that would have set the district’s maximum allowable tax increase at 2.2 percent . . .

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