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Mill rate of 10.27 in '11-'12 Ellsworth Schools budget plan

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Pierce County Herald
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A mill rate of 10.27 was included in the 2011-12 budget proposal presented at the Ellsworth School District's annual meeting Monday.

The rate represents tax per $1,000 of valuation. It compares to a 9.55 rate for the 2010-11 year.

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The total school tax levy in the '11-'12 proposal amounts to $8,619,845. The revenue cap in the plan is $15,728,000 and state equalization aid is $8,561,320, a decrease from the previous year.

In his presentation, Superintendent Barry Cain emphasized all budget figures are estimates. Several factors will affect final figures, Cain said, such as third-Friday-in-September official enrollment, state funding certification in mid-October and district property values.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Aug. 31.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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