Cost of Newton Falls levies announced

NEWTON FALLS — The two levies the Newton Falls Board of Education are putting on the ballot for November will cost homeowners approximately $224 annually.

If passed, the owner of a $100,000 home will pay about $157.50 for the five-year emergency levy that is expected to raise $550,000 per year for day-to-day operations.

The 1.9-mill, continuing permanent improvement levy is expected to cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $66.50 per year and will raise approximately $231,676 annually, according to Newton Falls Treasurer Julie Sloan.