Minnesota Rural Education Association. Fall 2009 Truth in Taxation Information on changes to school property taxes. Who and what impacts levies?. The State Legislature and Administration; have the sole authority to create levy options for school districts.
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Fall 2009 Truth in Taxation
Information on changes to school property taxes
The State Legislature and Administration;
School District Officials;
2001 ‘The Big Plan’: State Takeover of the General Education Levy
2003 E-12 bill (the state fails to fund general ed takeover)
2005 E-12 bill
2007 E-12 bill
2009 E-12 bill
Did we pass an operating referendum? No
Did we pass a bond issue? No
Did our district utilize the newly created OPEB levy? No
Did our district’s property wealth per pupil increase this year? Yes Did our enrollment decline? No
If so, did our district fall below an equalization factor for a levy we use? (Operating Capital, Equity, Debt Service, QComp, etc.)
See charts on next two pages….