Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 GMT
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The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education has decided to fight last week's decision of the Ohio Board of Education to allow the transfer of property from Little Miami to the Kings Local School District.
The Little Miami board voted 4-0 on Tuesday evening to authorize the Board's legal counsel to appeal the state board's decision on Miami Bluffs in Franklin County Common Pleas Court.
According to the Little Miami board's resolution, the board "believes that should the transfer of the property in question occur, the District would incur a substantial negative financial impact in the form of lost property tax revenue."
Little Miami Treasurer Terry Gonda said that the district could lose about $1.1 million per year should the more than 500 homes in the Miami Bluffs and Adena areas off Striker Road be transferred to the Kings district.
It is unclear at this time whether the transfer and the resulting loss in tax revenue would effect the district's emergence from fiscal emergency, which was declared in July 2010.
Board Vice-President Mike Cremeans said Little Miami really had no choice but to fight the state board's decision.
"If we don't fight, it will set a precedent, and more and more communities may want to do the same thing," he said. "That throws us farther behind in trying to get out of fiscal emergency. We will lose more than $1.1 million if this transfer goes through. Where will we get that back? We're already taxing our families with levies."
The district's legal counsel must now file the appeal no later than 15 days after the postmark on the notice received from the state Board of Education. A spokeswoman from the state board's legal department said Tuesday that official notice to Little Miami should be arriving next week.
Little Miami Superintendent Greg Power said he was pleased that the board had taken action to fight the state board's decision.
"This was the first opportunity Little Miami has been able to have a say in this entire proceeding," he said. "Up until this point, we have merely been bystanders as Miami Bluffs residents,Kings and the state have been engaged in the process. We look forward to having our case heard in court."
Monday, May 20 2013 3:10 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:10:48 GMT
Several people are arrested after a raid at a Sycamore Township motel. Deputies raided the Drake Motel, located on Reading Road, on Monday morning. Several people were arrested at the scene but no namesFull Story >
Several people have been arrested after a raid at a Sycamore Township motel. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:21:47 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,Full Story >
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Experts say the officer who killed a Long Island college student and a home invasion suspect on Friday was confronted with a split-second choice.Full Story >
As a grieving family prepared for the funeral of a Hofstra University junior killed by a police officer's bullet during a standoff with an armed intruder, some on Monday questioned whether police should have waited for...Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 11:30 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:30:16 GMT
Authorities are investigating a shooting in Liberty Township. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the Countryside Village Mobile Home park off of State Route 4 in Liberty, Ohio. FOX19 has a crewFull Story >
The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the Countryside Village Mobile Home park off of State Route 4 in Liberty, Ohio.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 6:51 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:51:11 GMT
As we continue our series, "Around the World in Cincinnati," our Tracey Johnson shares the connection they have with the Nigerian community here in the tri state. Tracey says that she knew it would beFull Story >
Tracey says that she knew it would be a trip of a lifetime for her family but she never imagined that their first trip to west Africa would not be the last.Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.Full Story >
Sunday, May 19 2013 5:33 PM EDT2013-05-19 21:33:10 GMT
Warren County authorities are investigating two bodies found in a home on Sunday. Officials were called to a residence in the 3900 block of Riley Avenue in South Lebanon around 10 a.m. Sunday morning. LittleFull Story >
Warren County authorities are investigating two bodies found in a home on Sunday. Officials were called to a residence in the 3900 block of Riley Avenue in South Lebanon around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >
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