Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Citizen Panel Approves Levy Request, Sets Millage
A levy likely to go before Columbus voters next year would raise $515 million over the next five years.
A citizen panel approved the levy request for Columbus City Schools yesterday. The majority of new money would fund general spending priorities, with $8.5 million going to high-performing non-profit charter schools and a new preschool program every year.
The 9 mil levy would mean new property of $315 a year for a home worth $100,000. Thatâ€™s a 24 percent increase over current Columbus school taxes.