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Public Hearing on Tax Rates Set for Sept. 8

The Fayette County Board of Education will host a public hearing where members of the community can comment on two options for local property tax rates. Pending is a school board vote that could have a significant impact on how the district addresses its construction and renovation needs. 

The hearing starts at 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at the John D. Price Administration Building, 450 Park Place, where the doors open at 5 p.m. Guests will enter through the front doors and pass through security. To speak or submit questions, you must sign up in person outside Room 150 before 6 p.m. The time allotted per individual will be announced during the forum. Interpreters will be available to provide support in a variety of languages.

After the public hearing, the school board will immediately convene a specially called meeting to vote on the tax rate. The entire evening will be live-streamed on the district's YouTube channel

Anyone wishing to share input with the board before the public hearing can reach all five members through our feedback email.

Resources:

Background: School Board Faces Two Options for Local Revenue

Graphic: Comparison of Options

Explainer: FAQ

Contact: District spokeswoman Lisa Deffendall, (859) 699-1441


Revised Sept. 8; posted Sept. 1, 2022