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Section A: General News


East Central ISD talks finances




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EAST CENTRAL -- With the 2014-15 school year right around the corner, the East Central Independent School District (ISD) is working hard to finalize things in the coming weeks. The board of trustees met for its regular monthly meeting July 17.

A budget and proposed tax-rate hearing will be held Thursday, Aug. 21. The recommended proposed tax rate is $1.04 for maintenance and operations, and 25.6 cents for interest and sinking. The total tax rate of $1.2960 per $100 of valuation is the same as the current rate.

Continuing on the topic of money, the trustees approved the 2014-15 Employee Salary Schedule, which provides an increase for all employees.

The Election Order to conduct the school board trustee election on Nov. 4 for single-member districts 1, 2, 5, and 7 also was approved. Superintendent Roland Toscano was given approval to enter into a contract with Bexar County Elections to administer the November trustee election.

In other business, the trustees agreed to terminate the district’s financial advisory contract with Southwest Securities, and to enter into a five-year contract for the same services with Frost Bank.

The trustees approved the interlocal agreement with Floresville ISD for the Disciplinary Alternative Education Program. This was a renewal of an agreement that is already in place.
 

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