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 1% FACILITY SALES TAX




Retail sales that are NOT taxed include:

Unprepared Food (groceries)

Prescriptions and Over-the-Counter Medication

Cars, Trucks, ATVs, Boats, RVs, and Mobile Homes

Farm Equipment, Parts, and Farm Inputs

Any item not currently taxed, will not be taxed including services

Sales Tax Revenues CAN be used for:

Safety and Security Improvements

Energy Efficiency

Additions and Renovations

Paying Off Building Bonds

New School Facilities

Durable Equipment

Land Acquisition

Architectural Planning/Engineering

Sales Tax dollars CANNOT be used for:

Salaries and Benefits

Instructional Costs

Textbooks and Computers

Moveable Equipment

School Buses

Operating Costs

How may funds from the sales tax be used in the Grayville CUSD #1?

Provide Relief from EXISTING BONDS

Upgrade Existing Facilities and Grounds 

(roofs, HVAC, technology infrastructure, plumbing, electrical, playgrounds, parking areas, etc.)

Enhance Security at Existing Buildings

Fund Future Projects with Sales Taxes rather than Property Taxes

New construction

(A percentage of the revenue received would be allocated for current facility needs, a percentage allocated for paying down existing bonds and a percentage allocated for new construction, if necessary.)





FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO FIND OUT HOW THE PROPOSED 1% FACILITY TAX FOR WHITE COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL AFFECT YOU AND YOUR LOCAL SCHOOLS, PLEASE CONTACT DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT, SARAH EMERY @
618-375-7114 EXT. 101 OR s
emery@gcusd.com


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