Would Local Tax Dollars Stay Local?
If the Missoula County Public Schools' (MCPS) $70 million high school bond passes, will tax dollars from the local area be spent locally or will they be spent on schools in Missoula? That question was raised at the Oct. 12 Seeley Lake Community Council meeting where MCPS Superintendent Mark Thane was on hand to present information and answer questions.
Thane acknowledged that there were pockets of homes with higher values that would pay more than average but he was unable to answer if the Seeley-Swan area is one of those.
Based on tax information from the Department of Revenue the answer is...