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School board sets tax rate at $1.2889

The Mount Vernon School Board adopted a total tax ordinance of $1.2889 for 2018 in a meeting on Monday, August 27.

This will bring in $16,877,921 at a 98 percent collection rate.This tax rate is the same as last year, which means that a person with a $100,000 home will be assessed $1,269 in school taxes. For a breakdown on the various parts of the school’s budget, see the August 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.