POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Independent School District the board of trustees decided Monday night, to give taxpayers a little break. The board is poised to drop the tax rate a penny and a half. The board did not adopt the proposed tax rate, but the decrease from $1.19 per $100 valuation to $1.175 will be discussed at an upcoming public hearing.
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BONHAM — After three budget workshops and a few weeks of negotiating, the Fannin County Commissioners Court approved their proposed budget for the 2015 — 2016 fiscal year on Monday.
After spending the last four years learning the ins and outs of city government, Sherman Deputy Mayor David Plyler is ready to strike that word “deputy” from his title. Plyler filed paperwork Monday to run for mayor of Sherman during the Nov. 3 election. He is currently the only candidate in the race.
Grayson County commissioners should move quickly through a fairly routine agenda Tuesday. Commissioners are expected to discuss an interlocal agreement for E 911 public safety answering points and to discuss the upgrade of the communications office area and change out a generator.
SADLER — Voters will soon decide whether Sadler & Southmayd Consolidated Independent School District will be able to restructure their tax rate to maximize funds received from the state. S&S CISD officials anticipate that the changes will be sustainable into the future.
Grayson County commissioners accepted a list of dates and times for early voting and Election Day voting for the Nov. 3, election. The vote came during the commissioners meeting Tuesday.
The Grayson County Commissioners Court approved the purchase price of the last piece of right of way needed for the construction of a replacement for the Carpenter’s Bluff Bridge. The court voted Tuesday to pay the property owner $37,500 for around an acre of land.
Executive Search Services, a service offered by the Texas Association of School Boards, was selected Monday evening as the external search consultant to find the next superintendent for the Sherman Independent School District.
For nearly a century, brick-lined streets have been a constant feature in the downtown Denison streetscape. However, what was once a common sight on many streets in Denison, may disappear from one downtown street soon.
SADLER — The Sadler & Southmayd Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees decided Monday to take the district’s tax rate to voters. The Tax Ratification Election will help maximize the benefits of the money the ISD receives from the state, will help avoid a shortage of funds and will not raise taxes, Superintendent Tommy Hunter said.