02 - 19 - 2014 Preliminary budget to include tax increase for JCSD residents
[LS] - Meeting last night instead of last Thursday due to the winter weather, the Juniata County School Board of Directors met & approved a preliminary budget. The tentative budget of $33,195,026 will be for the 2014-2015 school year & comes with a proposed real estate tax of 58.829 mills, a per capita tax of $5, a residence tax of $5, a rate occupation tax of $10, a 1 percent real estate transfer tax, a 1 percent earned income tax and a 5 percent amusement tax. Pending a final approval this June, the preliminary budget would mean a 1.37 mil tax increase effective on July 1.