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Tax group questions Green Bay schools' use of community-service funds

7:01 AM, Oct. 15, 2013
Rachel Manek from WLUK-TV Channel 11 was a volunteer Visiting Guest Reader at the YMCA's After School Program for kindergarten through fifth-grade students in the Howe Elementary After School Program. School districts use a special fund to cover some costs, such as keeping buildings open after hours. Submitted photo.
Rachel Manek from WLUK-TV Channel 11 was a volunteer Visiting Guest Reader at the YMCA's After School Program for kindergarten through fifth-grade students in the Howe Elementary After School Program. School districts use a special fund to cover some costs, such as keeping buildings open after hours. Submitted photo.
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A dispute about the way the Green Bay School District taxes for some community services could end up in a legal battle.

The Brown County Taxpayers Association questions the way Green Bay administrators use Fund 80, which allows districts to collect taxes for school resources shared with the general community, such as swimming pools or gyms. The taxpayers association is working with an attorney, who said they could take action depending on the district's final 2013-14 budget.

Opponents say that over the years many school districts, including Green Bay, have been adding items - such as ...

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