Brookfield BOE places new levy on spring ballot


Brookfield Board of Education approved placing an additional, 4.85-mill continuous levy on the May 7 primary election ballot that would generate an additional $606,000 per year.

The levy would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $149 per year.

David Drawl, district treasurer, has projected that the district will have a $710,000 deficit by this summer.

The school district has been in fiscal watch since 2006 and failed to get voter approval last November for a 1 percent, five-year income tax that would have generated $1.4 million annually.

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