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  • Board of Education approves another decrease in tax rate

    Budget approved for 2019-20 school year

    The Board of Education approved the school district’s budget for the 2019-20 school year at its meeting on Monday, August 5. The action includes another decrease in the district’s tax rate (mill levy), dropping to its lowest level in at least 20 years.

    The fiscal budget reduces the tax rate by nearly 1.4 mills to 63.479. This marks the eighth out of the last nine years the district decreased its tax rate and represents a reduction 20.617 mills since 2010.

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  • Notice of Annual Budget Hearing

    Board of Education to consider another decrease in the tax rate for the 2019-20 school year.

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  • Board approves salary increase for teachers

    The Board of Education approved a new agreement with De Soto Teachers’ Association at its meeting on Monday, July 15, that will increase teacher salaries for the 2019-20 school year.

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  • Board of Education approves issuance of new bonds

    Refunding existing bonds to save nearly $3 million in interest

    June 5, 2019_ The Board of Education on Monday, June 3, 2019, approved the first sale of general obligation bonds related to the bond issue approved by voters in May 2018. The Board received nine competitive bids and selected Morgan Stanley to award bonds with a lowest total interest rate of 2.42 percent. This sale represents one of the lowest total interest rates the district received in recent history.

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