by David Miller

Loveland, Ohio – Below is the partial draft of the minutes of the Loveland School Board meeting that was held last night. The Board authorized a “Resolution of Necessity” to request that the Hamilton County Auditor certify the projected revenues for a 4.90 Mill levy for the General Election on November 8.

Members Eileen Washburn. Eric Schwetschenau, Kevin. Dougherty, and Jonathan Eilert voted, “Yes”. Kathryn Lorenz did not attend the meeting.

This is the first of the two votes needed for the Board to place the operating levy on the ballot.



The Board of Education of the Loveland City School District, Counties of Hamilton, Clermont and Warren, Ohio, met in regular session at 6:00 P.M, on the 16th day of June, 2022, at the LMS/LIS Media Center, 757 S. Lebanon Road, Loveland, Ohio, with the following members present: 

Mr. Kevin Dougherty Rev. Jonathan Eilert Dr. Eric  Schwetschenau

Mrs. Eileen Washburn

The following members were absent: Dr. Kathryn Lorenz

Mrs. Washburn moved the adoption of the following resolution:

LOVELAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

RESOLUTION NO. 22-69

RESOLUTION DECLARING THE NECESSITY OF LEVYING AN ADDITIONAL TAX FOR CURRENT OPERATING EXPENSES IN EXCESS OF THE TENMILL LIMITATION AND REQUESTING THE COUNTY AUDITOR TO CERTIFY MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

WHEREAS, this Board of Education of the Loveland City School District (the “Board of Education”) anticipates levying an additional tax in excess of the ten-mill limitation as described herein;

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 5705.03 of the Ohio Revised Code, this Board of Education is required to certify to the County Auditor a resolution requesting the County Auditor to certify certain matters in connection with such a tax levy;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of Loveland City School District, Counties of Hamilton, Clermont and Warren, Ohio:

That pursuant to the provisions of Section 5705.21 of the Ohio Revised Code, it is necessary that an additional tax be levied in excess of the tenmill limitation for the benefit of the Loveland City School District (the “School District”), for the purpose of current operating expenses at a rate not exceeding four and nine-tenths (4.9) mills for each one dollar ($1.00) of valuation, which amounts to forty-nine cents ($0.49) for each one hundred dollars ($100.00) of valuation, for a continuing period of time.

That the question of the passage of said tax levy shall be submitted to the electors of the School District at an election to be held on November 8, 2022.  If approved by the electors of the School District, said tax levy shall first be placed upon the 2022 tax list and duplicate, for first collection in calendar year 2023 for a continuing period of time.  The tax shall be levied upon the entire territory of the School District and the ballot measure shall be submitted to the entire territory of the School District.  The School District has territory in Hamilton County, Clermont County and Warren County, Ohio.  

That pursuant to Section 5705.03 of the Ohio Revised Code, the County Auditor is hereby requested to certify to this Board of Education the total current tax valuation of the School District and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by the number of mills specified in Section 1 hereof, and the Treasurer of this Board of Education be and is hereby directed to certify forthwith a copy of this resolution to the County Auditor at the earliest possible time so that said County Auditor may certify such matters in accordance with such Section 5705.03 of the Ohio Revised Code.

That it is found and determined that all formal actions of this Board of Education concerning and relating to the adoption of this resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Board of Education, and that all deliberations of this Board of Education, and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements, including Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code, and the rules of this Board of Education adopted in accordance therewith.

Dr. Schwetschenau seconded the motion, and the roll being called upon the question of adoption of the resolution the vote resulted as follows:

AYE:  Mrs. Washburn, Dr. Schwetschenau, Mr. Dougherty, Rev. Eilert

NAY:

ADOPTED this 16th day of June, 2022.

Robert Giuffre’, Interim Treasurer

CERTIFICATE 

The undersigned hereby certifies that the text of the foregoing resolution is taken and copied from the record of proceedings of a meeting of the Board of Education of the Loveland City School District held on June 16, 2022.  The undersigned further certifies that the same has been compared by me with said record and it is a true and correct copy thereof, together with a true and correct copy of excerpts from the minutes of said meeting to the extent pertinent to the consideration and adoption of said resolution.

Robert Giuffre’, Interim Treasurer

RECEIPT

The undersigned hereby acknowledges this day receipt of a certified copy of the foregoing resolution.

County Auditor, Hamilton County, Ohio

Date: June ___, 2022

CERTIFICATE OF COUNTY AUDITOR

Pursuant to a resolution of the Board of Education of the Loveland City School District, adopted on June 16, 2022, the undersigned county auditor of Hamilton County, Ohio hereby certifies that the total current tax valuation of such school district is $___________________, and that the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by four and nine-tenths (4.9) mills per year as specified in such resolution is $___________________ per year, assuming that the tax valuation of such school district remains the same throughout the life of the levy.

County Auditor, Hamilton County, Ohio

Dated: June ___, 2022

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