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SCHOOLS: Now no time for levy

| November 14, 2010 9:00 PM

In reference to the school district upcoming additional levy on real property. The article on Nov. 3 includes a statement that our school leaders could not foresee an economic downturn that is now a global recession. Seems rather odd, since we have been on an economic downturn for quite some time.

This community has always been extremely supportive of our schools. We have a great school system with dedicated teachers turning out numerous students who will be contributors and improvers of our society.

However, this is not a good time to hit our homeowners with an additional tax burden. Let's look at where we can reduce costs further and at the same time reduce financial sacrifice for our already over burdened property taxpayers.

WILLIAM ZALES

Coeur d'Alene

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