‘More efficient way,’ Limestone community backs school’s proposal for tax referendum

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There’s a triumphant feeling in the Limestone School Community after voters passed a proposed tax referendum on Tuesday. This change will allow the school district to avoid borrowing money.

Approval means tax dollars already being paid will go toward benefiting students and programs, rather than increasing the school’s debt. School superintendent, Dr. Allan Gresham, said in previous years voters saw the question as a tax increase.

“Limestone Community High School will be utilizing the funds that they’re giving us in their property taxes in a much more effcient way at this point in time, moving forward,” said Dr. Gresham.

The referendum however is just a re-allocation of funds already being paid. He said the district is thankful for the community support for this change.

“We’re extremely excited about the potential of having an education fund that can fully support itself moving forward without the district having to borrow,” said Dr. Gresham.

Dr. Gresham said the school district is happy to no longer have to do more with less. 

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