Fayette County Voters Pass School Levy


OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – Fayette County voters pass the education tax levy that will bring an extra 10 million a year to Schools.

The unofficial results stand at 2263 voting for the levy and 1108 voting against it.

Here’s how the funds will be used:

• $823,000 to provide textbooks

• $650,000 for universal feeding

• $180,000 for student security

• $225,000 for instructional support

• $26,500 for public library support

• $85,000 for student activities and athletics

• $60,000 for music support

• $25,000 for art support

• $120,000 for reading support

• Over $1 million towards a 21st Century Technical Curriculum

• $1.3 million towards building maintenance and capitol improvements

• $2.5 million towards professional salary support

• $1 million towards service salary support.

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