The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting Monday to certify the tax levy for the 2020-21 school year. (Go to the 44 minute, 30 second mark of the video)

Meeting video:

The Board unanimously approved the levy, which is a 5.47% increase over last year’s and comes in at $4,774,755.

The budget is balanced at $13,808,515.

The equalized property value for the district now totals $399,471,409. This is a 5.92% increase over last year. 

This total helps to  determine the mill rate. The mill rate for this year is 11.95, compared to last year of 12.00, a decrease of .05 mills, which amounts to a .42% decrease.

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Other business —

— The Board voted unanimously to return to the Hybrid Model of instruction Tuesday, October 27. Families will still have access to an all-virtual option if they choose. As it stands now, fall athletes must quarantine and participate in virtual learning for 14 days following their final competition of the season. (This begins the meeting video)

— The Board unanimously approved budget amendments as presented. (Go to the 41 minute, 15 second mark)