Bessemer board proposes continuing levy on next ballot
January 18, 2019
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER — The board of education of the Bessemer School District voted Tuesday to accept a resolution that superintendent Dave Wineburner said will facilitate “a continuation of our current levy” if local citizens pass it in the next election.
The unanimous vote at the special meeting was for a proposed 2.05 millage rate, which translates to $20.50 for every $10,000 of property on which a landowner is taxed.
Wineburger told the Globe Wednesday that the state treasury now must approve what he described as a “no-tax increase bond proposal.