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Radnor School Board Considering Low to No Tax Increase

A full day kindergarten program may start September, 2014.

The Radnor Township School Board voted on Tuesday to restrain its taxing power to no more than the state’s Act 1 index for 2013-14, which is 1.7 percent, reports Main Line Media News.

The newspaper reports that the board will not apply for Act 1 exceptions in the next fiscal year.

For the current fiscal year, the board voted to raise real estate taxes by 3.21 percent. Of that increase, 1.7 percent was the Act 1 index, the remainder of the increase coming from state-granted exceptions, of which there will be none in 2013-14), according to the article.

Also in school district news, the district has decided to postpone the implementation of a full-day kindergarten program to September, 2014. The original implementation date was September, 2013.

Radnor Patch ISN'T About Radnor Anymore :( January 24, 2013 at 04:15 PM
With $20 million in the bank, RTSB should be cutting taxes for the upcoming year and using the surplus (which happens to be our tax dollars) to fund a portion of the upcoming budget.
Jay Peikin January 24, 2013 at 05:16 PM
Bravo!! Also, use some of the money to slow down speeders on N. Wayne Ave. Speed limit is 25mph and most do between 40mph and 55mph. Enough already.

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