The Friendswood ISD board of trustees met on Monday, July 17 to move forward on several agenda items. Here are the top four takeaways from the board meeting.

  1. FISD trustees set a proposed tax rate.

The FISD board of trustees agreed to set a proposed property tax rate of $1.367 per $100 valuation, which comprises $1.13 for the maintenance and operations and $.237 for debt service. If passed, this will result in a 2-cent decrease over last year’s rate.

“I am very comfortable with the two pennies [decrease],” FISD board president Rebecca Hillenburg said.

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