Florida County School Board Seeks Tax-Backed Construction

Smith, Aaron T.
March 2002
Bond Buyer;3/8/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31340, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the introduction of a referendum by the School Board of Orange County, Florida to raise funds for school reconstruction project. Plan to increase sales tax for fund raising; Finance from property tax revenues and construction fees; Plan to raise another funds for school construction; Dependence of county on the sales tax revenues resulting from tourist trade.


Related Articles

  • LOUISIANA: School Defers Bond Effort. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;9/30/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33392, p9 

    The article reports that Louisiana's St. Helena Parish School District trustees voted to form a committee on finding some ways to finance replacement of the old buildings of the district as well as increase teacher salaries.

  • Small is beautiful. Sillars, Les // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/24/94, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p30 

    Examines how the Taber School Division in southern Alberta became more efficient and reduced costs by assuming as much local control of the system as possible. Severity of the financial predicament facing school boards across Alberta; Edmonton board might rely on tax hikes; Other options;...

  • A BETTER WAY FOR A BOARD OF EDUCATION TO APPROACH SPENDING DECISIONS. Taylor Jr., Raymond G. // Education;Spring80, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p206 

    Describes an approach to spending decision-making adopted by the board of education in Skowhegan, Maine. Analysis of spending priorities; Influences on spending decisions; Alteration of budgets.

  • Schools cut $1.3 million from budget. Merkel, Jim // Granite City Press-Record;10/17/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 42, pA1 

    The article reports that the Granite City School District school board approved a 1.3-million-dollar reduction from its 2012-13 education funding, resulting to reduction of building programs and school teachers that would generate 940,000 dollars in savings.

  • Georgia. McKenna, Jon // Bond Buyer;09/18/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30233, p27 

    Discloses the findings of a survey on school boards in Georgia and their capital plans.

  • BCISD navigating through Legislature's budget crisis. Hanks, Jeffrey M. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);2/9/2011, Vol. 139 Issue 6, p7A 

    In this article the author discusses the strategies and plans of the Board of Trustees at Schools of the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District (BCISD) to overcome the school budget crisis for 2011-2012 in Burnet, Texas following the legislature's decision to reduce taxes and its...

  • Opposition to cuts voiced at LPCS board. meeting.  // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;4/15/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 90, p2 

    The article reports that more than a dozen of residents who attended a Lake Placid Central School Board of Education meeting in Lake Placid, New York, have opposed the proposed cuts that would affect programs in the school.

  • Jackson Bond Vote Coming. Sigo, Shell // Bond Buyer;8/10/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32442, p35 

    The article reports on the approval by the Jackson School Board in Hinds County, Mississippi of a referendum to gain bigger millage rate and guarantee $150 million in bonds. It is indicated that the proceeds of the bonds would fund a move to replace two schools, construct three schools and...

  • School boards file new lawsuit.  // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;9/12/94, Vol. 21 Issue 39, p43 

    Announces that Alberta School Boards Association withdrew its claim against Alberta Education over equitable funding, but has jointly filed a new legal challenge with the Public School Boards Association of Alberta. Challenge claim; Alberta School Foundation Fund; Catholic and Protestant...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics