Ludlow Independent
August 20, 2015 6:45 PM
Tax Rate Hearing
1. Call to Order
1.1. Call to Order by Ms. Hayden
Discussion

Others Present: Mike Borchers, Superintendent; Jenny McMillen, CCR Coordinator & Board Secretary; Vikki Wofford, Financial Analyst & Board Treasurer; Rick Smith, Director of Special Education; Jason Steffen, Elementary School Principal; Travis Caudill, High School Principal; Trisha Scheyer, River City News. William McMillen called the meeting to order; Amy Hayden arrived at 6:50 PM.

2. Approval of Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #16 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Agenda passed with a motion by Mr. Stephen Chapman and a second by Ms. Cindy Powell.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Absent
Ms. Kymberly King Absent
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
3. Tax Rate Hearing
Discussion

Mr. Borchers explained the Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Calculation. He described the impact that the district would see if the 4% increase wasn't approved.

Mr. Chapman described his feelings about the importance of the school district to the city. He said he understands that the increase with benefit the students through programs and resources. He said he feels like there is a high value for his tax dollar.

Mr. Borchers listed the programs and impact of the programs that have been added this year.

4. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #17 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 PM passed with a motion by Mr. Stephen Chapman and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Absent
Ms. Kymberly King Absent
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes