After the hearing, the board will formally adopt the levy Dec. 16.
Other board actions Tuesday included:
n Discussion of the ongoing bidding process for the new high school. Audience member Richard Acklin said he worried there was insufficient time being provided for potential bidders and that the process was being rushed.
n Approval of the employment of assistant girls softball coach Brian Chelf.
n Approval of the resignations of special education aide Abby Morgan and freshman volleyball coach Cortney Denton.
n Discussion of the district's School Report Card data. Smith said he is checking with the state about whether some of the high school's test scores might actually be higher than what is reflected in the Report Card.