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Notice of Annual Budget Hearing

The Board of Education at its meeting on Monday, July 15, took action to schedule its annual budget hearing as required by state statute.

The hearing will take place on Monday, August 5, 2019, at 6:00 p.m., at the Board of Education located at 35200 W. 91st Street in De Soto, KS.

Board members will consider the district’s fiscal year budget which would lower the tax rate by nearly 1.4 mills from the previous year.  If approved by the governing body, the tax rate will decrease to its lowest level in more than 20 years, and by nearly 21 mills since 2010.

The proposed expenditures in the budget only establish the maximum limits to be authorized (budget authority) and does not represent what actual expenditures would be during the fiscal year.

Estimated Tax Rate for Proposed 2019-20 Budget

Graphic showing decrease in tax rate from 2010 to 2019.