Despite the many eloquent requests to lower the levy, the school board unanimously approved the $7.2 million tax increase. There was no discussion among the board members of alternatives. Their minds had already been made up, as some had come with prepared speeches.
This was not unexpected, given the Finance Committee meeting at noon the same day. There were no other plans presented. The Administration offered no other options for review.
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