(Garden City, KS) (westernkansasnews.com)
The USD-457 School Board has made official their decision to bump up the mill levy for property owners in the school district and raise their budget by approximately $3-million. School Board members met on Monday at the Board of Education building on Fleming Street and approved a slight increase in the mill levy assessed on property owners who reside in the school district.
School District Finance Director Kathleen Whitley says the increase will result in an increase in what property owners pay: $7.94 per $100-thousand of assessed value on residential property. The levy was 49.19 mills last year and is proposed to rise to 49.88 mills in fiscal 2012-2013. The total proposed general fund budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1st is $49,602, 696.
The Garden City Community College Board of Trustees also recently approved a one-percent increase in their mill levy rate.
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