North Forest ISD tax increase rejected

December 8, 2008 4:08:36 AM PST
Cash-strapped North Forest ISD won't be able to depend on taxpayers for extra money. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Over the weekend, taxpayers voted against a proposition that would have boosted the district's property tax rate by 13 cents. It would have increased the average homeowner's property tax bill by $66 per year.

North Forest ISD wanted the money to help pay off its $11 million deficit.

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