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Northwood Schools looking for future levy support

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Northwood Local School District leaders could be putting another levy request on next year's ballot.

The November income tax and bond issue proposal only lost by two votes.  It would have generated $30 million dollars for the district to construct new school buildings.

All of the school buildings in Northwood are more than 50 years old.  Leaders say they need more community support to get the money for renovations and rebuilding.

"In an ideal world, we have to figure out how to fix this," says Superintendent Greg Clark.  "If the only way to do that is <through a levy> to come up with the money, then we're going to have to do that."

District leaders are taking community feedback right now to see what kind of measure voters would support.  Leaders will have to take action in January if they want to get a measure on the May ballot.

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