JCPS Board Approves Higher Tax, Discusses Transportation Issues

The Jefferson County Board of Education Monday night approved its third consecutive property tax increase to help fund public schools. The money will go toward textbooks, employee raises and new construction. Earlier in the meeting, board members apologized for transportation problems on the first day of school.

JCPS Considers Increasing Property Taxes

The Jefferson County Board of Education will vote today on a proposal to raise property taxes in the county. School boards in Oldham and Bullitt Counties are also considering a tax hike. The Jefferson County proposal would raise the property tax by a penny, from 61-and-a-half to 62-and-a-half cents per one hundred dollars of assessed […]