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FISD tax rate drops slightly




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September 4, 2013 | 1,439 views | 2 comments

By Ashley Davenport

FLORESVILLE -- The Floresville Independent School District board of trustees has approved its proposed budget and tax rate, which is down from last year’s rate. This action was taken during an Aug. 28 special meeting and public hearing.

Although five members of the public were in attendance, no one spoke during the public hearing.

Members of the board approved the recommended tax rate of $1.49 per $100 of taxable value, with $1.04 for maintenance and operations, and 45 cents for debt service. The new rate reflects a small decrease, slightly more than 2.5 cents, from last year’s rate.

Though the new rate is lower than previous years, taxpayers may see an increase in their average tax bill. According to information from the Wilson County Appraisal District, the average taxable value of a residence in the district is $125,724, bringing the average tax bill to $1,873.29, an increase of $11.01 from last year. The average taxable value of homes in the district last year was $122,792, with a tax bill of $1,861.28.

The budget of $28,013,000 as proposed Aug. 6 also was approved.

The meeting lasted a total of 12 minutes, with the budget and tax rate the main topics of the agenda.


In attendance: Board President Ryan Bippert; trustees John Raabe, Rachel Peña, Bill Meuth, and Neysa Choate; Interim Superintendent Sherri Bays; Superintendent’s Secretary Kim Cathey; Assistant Superintendent of Finance Mike McSwain.
 

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William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
September 9, 2013 3:41pm
 
School employees' salaries are public record. Any district with a website posts its superintendent's contract for all to see. If you're unable to find it on the FISD site, call the central office for further assistance.

 
Xavier bernal  
San Antonio, Tx  
September 6, 2013 6:45am
 
Where can we find out the saleries of the Superintendents, directors etc? I found the saleries for teachers, custodians and Maintenance workers, but would be nice to know what the other higher ups are making.

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