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Levy promises

The following question is based on two assumptions.  First is that if the
levy passes, the district will actually spend the funds as it has stated,
and second, that salary and contract negotiations with the MEA have not yet
been finalized. ( or maybe even begun)

The MEA will bargain for a salary increase plus benefits for its members.
An across the board 3% salary increase plus benefits increases and steps and
columns will cost @ $500,000 to $600,000.  Where will these funds come from
if the district cannot pay for current programs and has made promises as to
how the levy will be used?

Note: The above figure is a guesstimate on my part and assumes a contract
settlement that pays a 3% raise.  The actual amount is not important to the

John Danahy

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