The $1.54 tax rate breaks down into two components; a $1.04 tax per $100 valuation for maintenance and operations, and $0.50 per $100 valuation for a debt service tax, which is used to fund projects such as the district stadium.
Though the school district tax rate did not change, Pflugerville homeowners can still anticipate a rise in the school's portion of the property tax rate as home values continue to rise.
Approval was passed with a 6-1 vote, with trustee Rob Reyes dissenting, saying he was concerned about the tax burden on homeowners.
“A half cent decrease [in the tax rate] wouldn’t hurt as much,” Reyes said. “It would send a signal to our constituents that we are looking out for their interests.”