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IRSD to Host Public Meetings About November Expense Referendum

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SELBYVILLE, Del. - The Indian River School District in Sussex County wants to educate people about its upcoming referendum.

The first of a series of a public meetings is scheduled for this Thursday at 7 p.m. at Lord Baltimore Elementary School in Ocean View.

The purpose of the sessions is to outline the referendum initiative and answer neighbors' questions about it.

On Nov. 22, voters will head to the polls to vote on a proposed tax increase of 49 cents per $100 of assessed property value that would be used to give additional local funding to the Indian River School District for school security programs, technology, textbooks, student organizations and measures related to enrollment growth.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Oct. 13 – Lord Baltimore Elementary School, 7 p.m.

Oct. 17 – Millsboro Middle School, 7 p.m.

Oct. 20 – Selbyville Middle School, 7 p.m.

Oct. 24 – Sussex Central High School, 6 p.m. (before Board of Education meeting)

Nov. 15 – Indian River High School, 7 p.m.

Nov. 16 – Georgetown Middle School, 7 p.m.

Nov. 17 – North Georgetown Elementary School, 6 p.m.

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