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Act 1 question(s) vary by district

May 13, 2007

On Tuesday, voters across Pennsylvania will be presented with ballot questions pertaining to Act 1 of 2006. The questions differ by school district, meaning that a voter's Act 1 question(s) will be a reflection of the school district in which he lives. Below are the questions for Franklin County school districts.

The decisions made Tuesday will stand until at least November 2009.

Chambersburg Area School District

Do you favor the Chambersburg Area School District imposing an additional 0.70% earned income tax? The revenue generated from the increased tax rate will be used to reduce school district taxes on qualified residential properties by an estimated $367.000. The current school district earned income tax rate is 0.50%.

YES

NO

Fannett-Metal School District

Do you favor the Fannett-Metal School District imposing an additional .8% earned income tax? The revenue generated from the increased tax rate will be used to reduce school district taxes on qualified residential properties by an estimated $261. The current school district earned income tax rate is .5%.

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YES

NO

Do you favor increasing the property tax rate by an additional 8.53 mills for the 2007-2008 fiscal year in order to fund operations of the Fannett-Metal School District?

YES

NO

Greencastle-Antrim School District

Do you favor the Greencastle-Antrim School District imposing an additional 0.6% Earned Income and Net Profits Tax? The revenue generated from this tax increase will be used to reduce school district taxes on qualified owner occupied residential properties and on qualified farm buildings by approximately $305.00. The current school district earned income tax and net profits tax rate is 0.5%

YES

NO

Tuscarora School District

Do you favor your school district imposing an additional .8% earned income tax? The revenue generated from the tax increase will be used to reduce taxes on qualified owner occupied residential properties and on qualified farm buildings by approximately $311. The current school district earned income and net profits tax rate is .5%, and the current combined municipal/school district rate is 1%.

YES

NO

Waynesboro Area School District

Do you favor the Waynesboro Area School District imposing an additional .7% earned income tax? Revenue generated from the increased tax rate will be used to reduce school district taxes on qualified residential properties by an estimated $309.00. The current school district earned income tax rate is .5%.

YES

NO

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