Klein ISD to consider $1.3373 tax rate for FY 2020-21

Klein ISD board of trustees President Doug James and the other trustees met Sept. 14 for a regular board meeting. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Klein ISD board of trustees President Doug James and the other trustees met Sept. 14 for a regular board meeting. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

Klein ISD board of trustees President Doug James and the other trustees met Sept. 14 for a regular board meeting. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Klein ISD board of trustees met Sept. 14 to discuss its fiscal year 2020-21 proposed tax rate of $1.3373 per $100 valuation. This is a $0.0227 decrease from the FY 2019-20 tax rate of $1.36.



The board did not discuss the rate during the public portion of the board meeting but did unanimously set a public meeting for Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. to further discuss the tax rate.



The district historically held a tax rate of $1.43 from 2016-18 before adopting its $1.36 tax rate in 2019. Its proposed FY 2020-21 tax rate is the highest the district can set its tax rate without going out for an election, according to documents from the district.



The Oct. 13 meeting will be held at the Klein ISD Board Room, 7200 Spring Cypress, Klein.

By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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