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Findlay, OH: Board to vote on tax increase to fund mental health services in schools

July 19, 2018, Findlay (OH) Courier: Findlay school board to decide whether to put security levy on ballot http://thecourier.com/breaking-news/2018/07/19/findlay-school-board-to-decide-whether-to-put-security-levy-on-ballot/ Findlay school board will meet next Thursday to decide whether to put a safety and security levy on the November ballot. If the board proceeds with a levy, and voters approve it, Findlay City Schools Superintendent Ed Kurt said the district will spend the funds in three areas: security personnel; mental health; and safety and security equipment and training. The board will vote on a “resolution of necessity” during a meeting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday. An amount for the levy will be determined by that time. … To address mental health, the district would employ clinical counselors who could recommend and coordinate outside services for students who need them. Outside personnel could come work with students at school with their parents’ permission, Kurt said….