KCS Excess Levy


Excess Levy


 Link to 2018 Excess Levy Information

On November 8, 2022, Kanawha County voters approved a continued excess levy to focus on priority areas of: staff retention and school positions, safety and security, additional HVAC/roofing needs, and facility/extracurricular needs at the middle school and high school level.

Our current excess levy ends in July 2024. For more information on our current excess levy projects through 2024, please click the link above to 2018 Excess Levy Information. 

The 2022 Excess Levy that was approved will fund the following priorities beginning in 2024 (summary and numbers provided are for first year):

  • $37,785,048 for professional, service and substitute wages, including specific funds for custodians, counselors and art teachers.
  • $2,496,000 for additional staff including seven additional counselors, five additional nurses, fourteen additional special education staff and more.
  • $2,737,000 for safety & security improvements across the district including weapon detection systems in our high schools, secure entrances at every school that does not have one and additional security team staff.
  • $11,157,089 for HVAC & roofing improvements at 10 schools with the greatest need.
  • and, $7,489,590 for facility & extracurricular needs across the county including tennis courts (with pickleball striping), baseball/softball turf, tracks, raises for coaches, scoreboards and more. 

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