District 90 Board approves tax levy request, raises substitute teacher pay

TOP LEFT: Board President John Wagnon with Teacher of the Month Tara Keys and Carriel Principal Ellen Hays. BOTTOM RIGHT: Wagnon with Support Staff Member of the Month Colleen Headrick and Business Manager Patty Cavins. (Submitted Photos)

The District 90 Board of Education approved a proposed 4.99 percent tax levy at their December meeting.

The increase is projected to bring in just under $1 million in new revenue if the area sees a 4.99 percent growth in estimated assessed value (EAV). District 90 Business Manager Patty Cavins projects that the district will collect $20,766,397.77 if the 4.99 percent holds and the board doesn’t abate any funds in the spring. That is a $915,977.60 increase over last year’s total tax extension of $19,850,420.17.

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