NISD Board learns about impact of Senate Bill 3

By Tracy R. Mesler

The Nocona School Board received an in depth look Monday night at the ramifications of Senate Bill 3 – the tax reform and school finance measure approved by the Texas Legislature in May.

For the taxpayers, the ‘tax relief’ promised by the State Legislature comes in the form of a 7-cent reduction in the ad valorem property tax rate NISD will assess against all taxable property in its district. The cap on the tax rate drops from $1.04 to 97-cents, Supt. Dr. David Waters reported.

Read more about the impacts on your property taxes and faculty salaries in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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