The Havre school board has decided to ask local voters to approve a tax increase in May.
In two separate roll call votes Tuesday night, the board voted 5-0 to put two mill levy requests on the ballot for the May 5 election. Board members Joe Marino and Kathie Newell were not present for the vote.
"We wouldn't ask for (the increase) if we didn't need it," board chair Denise Thompson said after the meeting. She said she hopes the community will support the mill levy.
Voters will be asked to approve a tax increase of about 3.22 mills in Elementary District 16 and an increase of about 6.32 mill...