Sylvania Schools "survey" - Looking at income tax

So the pre-levy survey is live on the Sylvania Schools website. It's a simple SurveyMonkey survey. Not sure who they've hired to do their PR for this go round, but if it's Mark Luetke and FLS, they are not getting their money's worth. They've tipped their hand about asking for a school income tax in Question 12:

12. You may be aware that Sylvania Schools over time have traditionally asked for community support via a property tax levy. In the future, if the district was to offer a different option to support our schools, which statement would you agree with most?

A. I would support an earned income tax levy if the district is able to show accountability and necessity to the voters.
B. I would support a general income tax levy if the district is able to show accountability and necessity to the voters.
C: I'm not sure how I feel about this issue at this time.

Notice that there is no option for saying "I do not support an income tax under any circumstances". But its clear that we know the next tax the Sylvania Schools plans to go after. I'm guessing they know the fall levy is either doomed to fail, or that this is the last tax increase they'll get through. Check it out, have fun reading how they try to pull seniors in....

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SylvaniaSchools

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Goofball Fred Lefebvre on WSPD/FOXNews talked about this. The usual misinformed BS and their mind dumbing Dittoheads parroting more misinformation. Its a regular love-feast of the stupid with no balance at all. Its always with, "they need to live with the money they have!" Well your governor kasich has been giving away the farm to his donors in the way of tax-breaks which funnel down to less revenue sharing to Sylvania. Yes your governor is screwing you! Don't blame the teachers and firemen for the donor class theft.

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Mr BigGovernment, Income redistribution (what you call "revenue sharing") didn't end overnight. Something had to be done after One Term Ted drained the rainy day fund. It was well known that this was coming. I don't understand why Sylvania Schools (a "have" community if ever there was one) benefits from income redistribution to begin with. Why would a Toledo taxpayer be expected to have their tax dollars sent to Sylvania?

But I digress. This was coming, the Kasich administration made it clear. Sylvania Schools have taken NO steps to control costs. Admin and benefits costs are now at 86% of the budget. That's UP from %80 when the last levy passed. Why? Food service, building maintenance and transportation could be contracted out. But the schools won't even consider meeting with a company like Aramark or First Student. The Hudson Schools over near Akron (another "have" community) used those to lower cost and taxpayer burden. We do you not think Sylvania School don't have the same responsibility? Are you dependent on a government employment or pension? Why should the Sylvania taxpayer not expect the school board to make every attempt to save money before demanding more?

Mr 1% if you live in Sylvania you are doing just fine. As for poverty Toledo Taxpayers paying for Sylvania schools I find that a stretch in this economy where hundreds of thousands are falling out of the Middleclass. King Kasich has cut the estate tax to zero and given business huge taxcuts all on the backs of communities and homeowners. He did this by sneakily cutting revenue sharing, then with his media hacks point the finger at teachers, police and firemen.

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Since you live in Michigan these tax cuts don't affect you.

MikeyA

Don't have to live out of state to be affected by higher taxes in Ohio.

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I pay taxes in Ohio. Just as every other military member who claims Ohio as its residency does.

You couldn't be more wrong.

MikeyA

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