Voters approve Oakwood Schools combined operating levy

OAKWOOD — A school levy looking to benefit Oakwood City schools has been approved.

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The school district asked voters to approve a combined 6.75 mill levy.

This included a 5.75-mill operating levy that would generate $2.1 million annually for day-to-day needs and a 1-mill permanent improvement levy that would generate over $370,000 annually for critical security needs.

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58% of voters approved the measure while 42% rejected it.

“Thank you, Oakwood, for choosing continued support of our students, staff, and community—and voting in favor of the levy,” Oakwood City Schools Levy wrote on social media.

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This was the school district’s first request for operating dollars in four years.

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