Franklin County
August 23, 2021 5:30 PM
Special-Called Meeting
1. Call to Order

Natalie, Board Chair

Chuck Fletcher, Vice Chair

Chuck Fletcher, Board Member

Larry Perkins, Board Member

Justin Watterson, Board Member

Mark Kopp, Superintendent


2. Approve Tax Rates for 2022

As required by KRS 160.470 (7), advertising and hearing requirements must be met in order to levy a tax rate that exceeds the compensating tax rate. 

Advertisements were placed in The State Journal local newspaper on August 10, 2021 August 15, 2021 for the public hearing on August 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at the Franklin County Schools Central Office.

The purpose of the hearing was to entertain public comments related to a proposed tax levy of 71.3 cents on real property and 71.3 cents on personal property.

In 2021, a real property and personal property tax rate of 71.8 was levied by the Franklin County Board of Education.  For 2022, a tax rate of 71.3 is proposed for both real estate and tangible personal property.  

The Board is also required to set the tax rate for 2022 for all motor vehicles.  The proposed rate of 51.0 cents is the same rate that has been levied since 1983.

Recommended Motion

Approve the tax rates as presented

Actions Taken

Order #2021-1020 - Motion Passed:  Approve the tax rates as presented passed with a motion by Mr. Chuck Fletcher and a second by Mr. Justin Watterson.

3. Adjournment

The next meeting of the Franklin County Board of Education will be 6:00pm on September 7, 2021 at Central Office.

Recommended Motion

The meeting be adjourned at

Actions Taken

Order #2021-1021 - Motion Passed:  The meeting be adjourned at 5:37PM passed with a motion by Mr. Larry Perkins and a second by Mr. Chuck Fletcher.