Brooke County school levy has passed

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April 29 2021 08:00 pm

UPDATE:

The results are in and the school levy in Brooke County has passed.

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ORIGINAL:

A special election is taking place Saturday in Brooke County. 

Voters will cast their ballot in support or against a proposed school levy that would generate $7.8 million for the district. 

The levy would generate $7.8 million in the district. 

School officials explained the levy will help fund salaries, substitute teachers, tutoring and professional development of staff.

“The big thing is safety and security,” said Interim Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Crook. “This would be able to provide each of our schools with a resource officer, or a pro officer, which is a big deal. These days safety and security is our most important issue.”

Polls will open at 6:30 a.m. and will close at 7:30 p.m. Voting will take place at your regular precincts.

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