Levy and Bond Information

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November Ballot Issue

  • NEW - What is Issue 12? What will the ballot language say?

  • Will the district have a levy issue on the ballot this fall?

  • How much will the proposed levy cost homeowners?

  • Why is the district requesting new revenue?

  • What will happen if the levy is rejected by voters?

  • If the levy is rejected by voters this November, when will an issue for the school district appear on the ballot again?

  • What tools are available to see how the levy will impact my tax bill?

  • Why is the levy issue being presented in November as opposed to 2024 or later?

  • Does the proposed levy affect property taxes or income taxes?

  • When would the tax go into effect if it the levy is approved in November 2023?

  • Who will pay the tax if the levy is approved?

  • When would the district start collecting new revenue if the levy is approved?

  • NEW - Is the district transitioning to all-day kindergarten?

Property Values & Reappraisal

  • Does the district receive additional revenue from developments and new construction homes?

  • Will more revenue be generated from the planned reappraisal of homes in Franklin and Delaware Counties?

  • During a reappraisal, is there a one-to-one relationship between property taxes and property values? If a property's value increases by 20%, will the taxes also increase by 20%?

  • Will revenue collected from the levy issue be based on current home values or reappraised home values?

  • What is the impact of House Bill 920?

  • If property values increase, do schools get more funding from voted levies?

  • What are the effective tax rates for the district's general fund?

  • What is a mill?

Our Finances

  • How is the district currently funded?

  • What are the district's current expenditures?

  • Is the district forecasted to go into financial deficit?

  • What is the difference between operating funds, permanent improvement funds, and bond projects?

  • Did the district receive money through ESSER/ARP (Cares Act) grants?

  • How do I get more information regarding the district's finances?

Our Facilities

  • How many sites does our district currently own and maintain?

  • What projects did the 2018 bond issue fund?

  • Why wasn't Abraham Depp Elementary built to accommodate more students?

  • How is increasing construction costs impacting our district?

  • When did action steps for Elementary #15 begin?

  • Why isn't the construction of a fourth high school included in the 2023 bond issue?

Our Future

  • What is our district's current enrollment?

  • What is the projected enrollment growth for Dublin City Schools?

  • Why doesn't the school district do more to control growth?

  • Is the growth limited to the northwest quadrant of the district?