window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-29484371-30');
Wednesday , August 5 2020
Utep Football Generic 728
Mountains 728
Elizabeth 728
ENTERPRISE 728
Emergence June 11 – Sep 11, 2020 728
Covid-19 Fund 728
PBP_728
john overall 728×90
TRLA_728
EMERGENCE MINDFUL 728.90
Spring Training 728
Home | News | Canutillo ISD Board ok’s tax rate, remains unchanged; District sees enrollment rise
Photo: Canutillo ISD

Canutillo ISD Board ok’s tax rate, remains unchanged; District sees enrollment rise

During Tuesday night’s Canutillo Independent School District (CISD) Board of Trustees meeting, the Board unanimously approved the 2015-2016 Property Tax Rate.

The tax rate is set at $1.53 per $100 of valuation, which is the same rate used last year. This rate includes $1.17 for Maintenance and Operations (M&O) and $0.36 for Interest and Sinking (I&S), otherwise known as Debt Service.

Despite an increase in average appraised values, CISD also expects that the average homeowner within the district will pay less taxes, due to a pending increase in the Homestead Exemption that Texas voters will determine in November.

If the measure passes, the Homestead Exemption will increase from $15,000 to $25,000, resulting in an average annual decrease of $113 to CISD homeowners.

“Despite the fact that our district is growing and the opening of a new elementary campus, we are pleased that our diligent planning and cost saving measures will not translate into an increase of taxes for our local tax payers.” said Dr. Pedro Galavíz, Superintendent of CISD.

Dr. Galaviz added, “We are focused on becoming the region’s premier school district, and I invite everyone to consider becoming part of our family either as students, employees or partners in education.”

In related news, CISD is experiencing a slight increase in enrollment compared to last year’s enrollment of 5,977 students, which is triggering the need to hire additional teachers and support personnel including teachers, custodians and substitute teachers.

All current job openings and application requirements are available on the CISD website at www.canutillo-isd.org within the Human Resources Department page.

About Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts or information, nothing more.

Check Also

Mass Casualty Drills prepare medical personnel for incidents like Aug. 3 Shooting

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso plays …

EMERGENCE MINDFUL 728.90
Emergence June 11 – Sep 11, 2020 728
TRLA_728
Covid-19 Fund 728
Elizabeth 728
PBP_728
Mountains 728
Spring Training 728
Utep Football Generic 728
ENTERPRISE 728
Get Shift Done 728
john overall 728×90