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Buhl Public Schools Levy Renewal Election

Updated: Feb 20


Levy Renewal Election

March 10, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Why is a levy needed?

Simply, the renewal of this levy of $350,000 would allow the district to maintain the current level of operations.

What will it cost me?

If the $350,000 levy passes on March 10, 2020; your current Buhl School District taxes paid for this levy will be $4.57 a month per $100,000 of taxable assessed property value.

Cost of levy to homeowner after homeowner exemptions:


Home Value --- $75,000 | Annual Tax --- $41.15 | Monthly Tax --- $3.43


Home Value --- $100,000 | Annual Tax --- $54.87 | Monthly Tax --- $4.57


Home Value --- $125,000 | Annual Tax --- $68.58 | Monthly Tax --- $5.72

What was the 2018-2020 levy money used for:


  • Continued all-day kindergarten

  • Retained staff members

  • Maintained class size

  • Purchased much needed textbooks

  • Increase of needed para professionals

  • Maintained Electives: Art, Drama, Music

  • Maintained current buildings and grounds

  • Covered the increase in maintenance and operations cost

What will the 2020-2022 levy money be used for:


  • Continued all-day kindergarten

  • Increasing cost in operations not covered by state and federal funds.

  • Maintaining current staffing levels

  • Covering increased costs for Exceptional Students

  • Increased Liability Insurance Premiums

  • Unfunded transportation expenses

  • Maintaining current programs and current class offerings

  • Maintaining facilities and completing needed projects

  • Purchase much needed textbooks

Voting

Polls are open from 8 AM - 8 PM

Vote at your Precinct Location

Please bring a picture ID

Who will be able to vote?

Voters registered in the Buhl School District of Twin Falls and Gooding counties will be able to vote. To register to vote the individual must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen

  • Have resided in the Buhl School District for thirty (30) days prior to March 10, 2020

  • Be at least 18 years old on election day

How do I register to vote?

If you are not already registered, you can register at your polling place on Election Day. To register you will need proof of residence and a picture identification card.

Absentee and early voting:

Last day for the county to receive mail-out absentee ballot requests is March 6, 2020. Early voting will take place February 23 - March 6, 2020 at Twin Falls County West, 630 Addison Ave. West, first floor, 8 am to 5 pm / Monday through Friday. Last day for the County to receive absentee ballots is 5 pm on March 6, 2020.


To determine your polling place or for more information on absentee voting, please visit www.idahovotes.gov or call Twin Falls County at 736-4004

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