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Section A: General News


Falls City ISD shaves 2.5 cents off ad valorem tax rate




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FALLS CITY -- For at least the third consecutive year, the Falls City Independent School District has lowered its tax rate.

At its Aug. 29 meeting, the district’s board of trustees adopted a total ad valorem tax rate of $1.1133 per $100 of assessed value. This is according to Superintendent’s Secretary Terri Crawford, who said following the meeting that the rate includes $1.04 for maintenance and operations, with the remaining 7.33 cents being devoted to debt service.

The Falls City ISD straddles the Wilson-Karnes county border. According to preliminary information from the appraisal districts in the respective counties, homes in the Karnes County portion of the district have an average taxable value of $55,788, while homes in the Wilson County portion have an average taxable value of $127,850. Therefore, between the two counties, the average taxable value of a residence in the school district is $91,819. As a result, the average tax bill will be $1,024.11.

While the maintenance and operations rate has remained unchanged, the portion of the rate being allocated for debt service continues to decrease. In the 2010-11 budget, the rate was 14.2 cents. The rate fell to 9.78 cents last year.

The adopted tax rate will support a balanced budget of $5,070,801. Both the budget and tax rate were adopted following public hearings on those matters, which occurred at the beginning of the meeting.

A summary of the adopted budget is available at http://www.fcisd.net, in accordance with state law.
 

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