Charles City, Iowa – People who live in the Charles City School District will have a choice on November 5th to approve a funding mechanism aimed at improving the district without raising property or sales tax.
Justin DeVore is the district’s communication director.
Voters will be decided whether or not to approve the revenue purpose statement or commonly known as the statewide penny.
DeVore says the measure has been around for nearly a decade and every district has to vote on it.
The district’s used the funds for many projects like safety improvements, asbestos removal, STEM labs, and part of the middle school construction.
DeVore added it gives the school opportunities to improve it’s district.