By Tom Hawkins
The Board of Trustees of the Groesbeck Independent School District held a public hearing on the proposed budget and proposed tax rate for the 2016-2017 school year on Wednesday night, August 31.
Following the public hearing a regular meeting of school board was held. Tom Sutton, school board president, presided at both meetings.
In addition to Sutton, Board members Chris Rand, Bill David Sadler, Randy Hunter, Bridgett Jackson-Tatum, Mika Morgan, and Bob Waller were all present.
At the required public hearing, Bryan Moore, assistant superintendent for finance, stated the total proposed budget for the 2016-2017 school year is $24,535,033, and the proposed tax rate for 2016-2017 is $1.1647 per $l00 valuation.