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Elementary and Primary Education
Galveston ISD Board of Trustees
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $1.155 per $100 valuation for the 2017 Tax Year.

Of the total tax rate, revenues from $1.06 per $100 valuation will be used to fund maintenance and operation of the district, while revenues from $0.95 per $100 valuation will be directed to making payments on the district's bonded indebtedness.

The rate is the same as that adopted in 2016.

The board voted to adopt the districts FY2018 General Operating Budget, Food Services, and Debt Services Budgets.

The proposed budget totals $27,837,688 in aggregate expenditures, an increase from the $22,966,809 spent for FY2017.

All action items were approved. All members were present. Agenda

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