Referendum 2020 InformationOn June 2, 2020, 61.3% of the voters in Bartholomew County voted to approve a property tax referendum for BCSC. These funds will be used to retain and recruit staff to support high quality education and to invest in student safety and security. The referendum property taxes will be collected 2021 through 2028, at which time the voters will need to renew the referendum to maintain these investments. Details of the budget estimates and the goals/metrics for the referendum investments are available these links:If you have any questions, please contact us at: [email protected] or 812-378-3887.
The approved public question:
“For the eight (8) calendar years immediately following the holding of the referendum, shall Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation impose a property tax rate that does not exceed fifteen and six tenths cents ($0.1560) on each one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation and that is in addition to all other property taxes imposed by the School Corporation for the purpose of increasing compensation for teachers and support staff and maintaining student safety?”