On November 8, voters will once again have the opportunity to ensure necessary funding for Kanawha County Schools. The excess levy, which has been supported by Kanawha County citizens since 1937, is up for renewal. It is not a new tax or tax increase.
Without the levy, Kanawha County Schools will lose almost one-fourth of its current operating budget.
Funds from the renewed levy will be used for staff retention and school positions, safety and security, HVAC/roofing needs, and facility/extracurricular needs at the middle school and high school level.
This excess levy renewal will fund initiatives beginning July 2024 – July 2029 (summary and numbers provided are for first year):