KCS Excess Levy

 

Excess Levy

 Link to 2018 Excess Levy Information

Kanawha County voters will have the opportunity on November 8, 2022, to vote for a new excess levy that would allow Kanawha County Schools 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.

The excess levy funding on this year’s ballot will fund initiatives beginning July 2024 – July 2029. Our current excess levy ends in July 2024.

This year’s excess levy vote includes funding for the following priorities (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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