It's levy season for school districts, and the Manson School District has a replacement levy on next month's ballot. Manson School Superintendent Voni Walker says it's an EP&O levy, which stands for Educational Programs and Operations, it used to be known as the M&O levy; she says it supports and rounds out what the district gets from the state for operating the schools:
The total collection amount for the two-year levy is 3-point-8 million dollars:
Walker says the levy accounts for about 14 percent of the Manson School District's total budget, and goes toward several main categories:
More information, including a levy tax calculator, is available on the district's website, manson.org. Levy election day is February 14th.