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Bristol School parents hope tours will help pass levy

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BRISTOLVILLE, Ohio - A group calling itself Parents Interested in Education is holding tours of Bristol's middle and high schools in hopes of showing why voters should pass a levy in November.

Tours held Tuesday afternoon were designed to show residents what work needs to be done in the schools to bring the 95-year-old facility up to date.

Voters are being asked to approve a $9,500,000 bond issue, averaging 5.15 mills over 37 years, and a half mill continuous tax levy to cover maintenance of a new middle/high school building.

The existing middle/high school would be demolished.

$8,764,000 of the project's $18,264,000 cost would be funded by the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission.

The local share is $9,500,000 according to the school's web site.

More tours of the schools are scheduled from 8:00 a.m. until noon on October 5.

You can find out more about the school building project by clicking on this link.

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