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Don’t wait to ask SP levy questions

Not too many people turned out for the first of several meetings in South Point regarding the school levy that will be on the November ballot.

Wednesday, October 06, 1999

Not too many people turned out for the first of several meetings in South Point regarding the school levy that will be on the November ballot.

If the district passes the levy to provide its rather small matching share, then the state will give South Point enough money to build a new consolidated elementary school and high school and to renovate the current high school into a new middle school.

Hopefully, the lack of attendance at the South Point meetings so far means the community understands that this is a deal that just cannot be ignored.

But if it is just that residents haven’t had time to think about the issue, a wake-up call is a must.

Residents who have questions or concerns about the levy and what it will mean for the district’s schools and do to taxpayers’ bills, should make a point to attend one of the many meetings the district is planning during the next month before the election.

There is nothing wrong with getting more information about an issue before casting your vote. That is the responsible way. District officials and school personnel would rather have the chance to answer a question than to risk losing a vote because of a misunderstanding.

South Point has a chance to do something special not just for today’s children, but for future generations as well. Give your school district a chance to show you why this is an offer you can’t afford to turn down.