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  • Below are the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding Levies

  • Levies are short-term, local property tax passed by the voters of a school district that generates revenue for the district to fund programs and services that the state does not fund or fully fund as part of "basic education". This FAQ helps breakdown some frequently asked questions.

  • What is Centralia School District asking the voters in this election?

  • How will levy funds be used?

  • How much will I pay?

  • What is an Education Programs and Operations Replacement Levy?

  • What is Local Effort Assistance (LEA)

  • When will the Levy expire?

  • If approved, when would this be collected?

  • What can levy funds pay for?

  • I am disabled and/or a senior citizen. Am I eligible for a tax break?

  • How is a levy approved?

  • What is a Levy rate?

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