Substitute Levy Information

The Pike-Delta-York Board of Education has voted to proceed for a Substitution of a Substitute Tax Levy. This levy will renew the current substitute levy that expires in December of 2024 and extends the current levy from January of 2025 to December of 2029. 
 
The information below is provided to help District stakeholders understand the District's intended use of the funds generated. For further questions about the Substitute Levy, please email Superintendent Jon Burke, [email protected], or Treasurer Matt Feasel, [email protected].
 
How is the money this levy generates spent? 
This levy is called an Operational Levy. The funds raised by an operational levy are used to provide learning opportunities to students and support the day-to-day functions of a district, including the purchase of textbooks and other curriculum materials, computers, equipment, supplies, utilities, insurance, buses, propane, gas, etc. 
 
How is this levy funded? 
If renewed, this levy is funded through a property tax already in place. This is not an increase. This is not a new tax. 
 
What is a mill? 
The unit of value for expressing the rate of property taxes in Ohio. In cash terms, a mill is defined as one-tenth of a percent or one-tenth of a cent. Millage is the factor applied to the assessed value of a property to produce tax revenue. For every $1,000 in property value, the property owner would pay $1.00. 
 
When is the Substitute Levy on the ballot? 
The Substitution of the Substitute Levy will on the Tuesday, November 7, 2023 ballot.
 
For more information on the district's finances, visit pdys.org/Treasurer.aspx to view the five year forecast and the annual and monthly financial reports. School funding can be difficult to understand. If you have questions, please call the board office at 419-822-3391.

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