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Referendum Ballot Language

  • DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

    AD VALOREM MILLAGE ELECTION

    Shall the Duval County School District levy an ad valorem operating millage of 1 mill annually to attract and retain high-quality teachers and staff through additional compensation, enhance art, music and athletic programs, and provide proportionate funding for charter schools, in order to continue and sustain improvements in the quality of Duval County’s school system.

    ___ YES, for additional millage

    ___ NO, against additional millage

Status Alert

  • The Duval County School Board will ask voters to approve a 1 mill ad valorem tax to attract and retain highly-qualified teachers and staff through additional compensation, enhance art, music and athletic programs, and provide proportionate funding for charter schools, to continue and sustain improvements in the quality of Duval County’s school system.

    Here is the proposed timeline: 

    March 1 — The School Board of Duval County passes a resolution to place it on the ballot.

    March 16 — Legislation is filed with the City Council to carry out administrative duties.

    By April 26 — The City Council considers the resolution and places it on the ballot.

    June 24 —Final ballot language is submitted to the Supervisor of Elections

    August 23 — Voters decide whether to approve during the primary election.

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