School News

MVISD tax rate set 2c higher

The Mount Vernon School Board adopted a total tax ordinance of $1.2889 for 2017 during their regular monthly meeting on Monday, August 21.

This will bring in $13,061,331 at a 98 percent collection rate. This tax rate is two cents higher than last year, which means that a person with a $100,000 home will be assessed  $1,289.90 in school taxes, about $20 more than last year provide the appraisal remained the same.
Get more budget details in the August 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.