On The April 5th Municipal Ballot

The April 5th Municipal Election includes school board races, municipal races in some communities, and several ballot questions, depending on where you live.  In Livingston county: Voters in the Chillicothe R-II School District are asked to vote on the school board race.  There are two candidates and two seats available.  The candidates are both incumbents, Clint Williams and Bill Hayen. […]

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Expansion Of Chillicothe Elementary School Could Positively Impact Students

The Chillicothe R-II School District is asking voters to approve a no-increase tax levee on April 5th to construct an addition to the Chillicothe Elementary School to house grades 2-5.  Superintendent Dan Wiebers says this would have a positive impact on the students and staff of the district. Dr Wiebers says it would also mean fewer transitions for the elementary […]

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A “No-Tax-Increase” Levy Proposed For Chillicothe Elementary Construction

A No-Tax-Increase levy for construction of the second phase of the Elementary School project was proposed by the Chillicothe R-II School Superintendent Dan Wiebers at this week’s School Board meeting.  Wiebers says this is for construction to house grades 2-5 at the Chillicothe Elementary School location. Wiebers says the levy would raise$12.5 million through the sale of bonds. He talked […]

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School Board Sets Tax Rate

The Chillicothe R-II School Board approved a tax rate of $4.7053 per $100 valuation for 2021.  Prior to the school board meeting was a Tax Rate Hearing, where there were no comments from the public or the board on the proposed tax rate.  Superintendent Dan Wiebers says this rate is expected to create revenues about $300,000 higher than last year. […]

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Budget Hearing & Levy Bids On County Commission Agendas

The Livingston County Commissioners will consider the 2020 budget and levy bids in their meeting next week. The meetings are Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 am in the commission room of the courthouse.  The agendas for both meetings include County Road and Bridge matters and administrative and departmental responsibilities. At Tuesday’s meeting, at 11:30 am, the County Clerk and Budget […]

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