The Westlake Board of Education has given the treasurer the go-ahead to see how much money a 5.9-mill levy would generate, said board President Tom Mays.
That move is actually the first step to putting a levy on the May 2013 ballot.
The board will discuss whether to put that levy on the May 7 ballot during its next meeting on Monday, Mays said. If they decide to do that, the board would vote to submit the proper paperwork to the county Board of Elections, and everything must be filed by Feb. 6.
This discussion first came up in mid-January. At the time, the board did plan to put a levy before voters in 2013, but members were still undecided if the levy should go on the May or November ballots.