Board of Regents adopts 2019 tax rate

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In a special session on Friday, Sept. 20, the Galveston Community College District Board of Regents voted unanimously to adopt a tax rate of $0.171188 per $100 valuation for the 2019 tax year.

The rate is lower than the 2018 tax rate of $0.17519 per $100 valuation but represents an increase over the effective tax rate of $0.167432 per $100 valuation.

The board had public hearings on Sept. 4 and Sept. 11 before adoption of the tax rate.

No other action items were on the agenda.