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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • How are school bonds relevant to Berkeley County residents who do not have children enrolled in BCS?

  • How do school districts finance new school construction, renovations and additions?

  • How much enrollment growth is expected for Berkeley County Schools by 2031?

  • How will the funding from the November 2022 School Bond help to address this projected growth in enrollment?

  • I am hearing conversations about removing the personal property tax for WV citizens. If that would occur, will I still pay on school current bonds and levies?

  • If the November 2022 school bond is approved by the voters, will it overlap with any school bonds currently in place with BCS?

  • If this bond passes on November 8, 2022, when will I see it on my tax bill?

  • In addition to new school facilities and the addition, what other projects are projected to be funded from the November 2022 bond?

  • Is it possible that a taxpayer (Class I, II, III, & IV) may be taxed on more than one bond at a time?

  • The November 2022 school bond is projected to fund projects in the next three years, but the Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) that is required by the WV Code for a school district is a 10-year plan. Is it possible other bonds may be needed to cover the costs of projects identified in the completed 10-year CEFP? What other projects are being planned for future bonds?

  • Are school bonds unique to Berkeley County?

  • What BCS projects have been completed with earlier bonds?

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