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Rollback Election Day is November 22

Posted by Texas Education on November 17, 2008

Looks like tomorrow is the last day for early voting and election day is Saturday, November 22.

This election allows voters to decide whether or not to increase the Maintenance and Operations tax rate by 13 cents to $1.17 giving Humble ISD a total tax rate of $1.52. Our total tax rate in 2005 was $1.77! Approval means that Humble ISD will not need to make reductions beyond the $9 million already cut for this school year. Voter approval means that Humble ISD will receive about $17 million needed to balance the budget this year. Since about 87% of the school district’s budget is personnel, these funds would be used for salaries and to keep existing programs in place. Read Dr. Sconzo’s entire message.

For much more information go to Humble ISD’s website.

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