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Cabell County Schools Excess Levy: By the numbers

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Cabell County Schools Excess Levy: By the numbers

The 60-year-old excess levy for the school system is up for renewal during the May 13 primary election. Here's a breakdown of how the nearly $23.4 million that comes from the levy is distributed throughout the county.

Professional salary: $7,057,547

Includes professional salaries, salaries of personnel in excess of 200 days, salaries for professionals in excess of state funding limit, salaries of noncertified personnel and minimum salaries fixed by law and supplemental salaries.

Service Salary: $2,050,000

Includes service personnel salaries for those in excess of 200 days, in excess of state funding limit, and minimum salaries fixed by law and supplemental salaries.

Substitute: $1,101,000

Includes professional and service personnel substitute costs.

Athletics: $800,000

Covers cost of salaries for coaches, intramural activities and other athletic-associated costs.

Personnel Taxes and Benefits: $3,336,378

Includes taxes associated with FICA, unemployment, workers' compensation, retirement and other insurance, including dental and optical.

Textbooks, Digital Resources, Supplies, Postage, Insurance and Travel: $2,287,538

Contracted Services: $1,700,000

Covers cost of staff development, legal services, special education, pest management, financial audit, transportation department, drug testing and fire alarm inspections.

Construction, Repair and Maintenance: $1,232,000

Equipment and Rentals: $1,691,937

Cabell County Public Library: $1,425,817

Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District: $440,984

Contingency and Other Expenses: $250,000

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