Lindbergh Schools is holding its tax-rate hearing virtually Tuesday night

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Concord Elementary students pose for a back-to-school photo Friday, Aug. 28.

The Lindbergh Schools Board of Education will vote on the 2020 blended tax rate at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, during the annual scheduled tax rate hearing. This year’s proposed blended rate is $4.0309 per $100 assessed valuation, a very slight increase from the 2019 rate, which was $4.022.

This year’s hearing will be conducted on videoconferencing app Zoom and streamed live on the district’s YouTube channel, youtube.com/c/LindberghFlyers. District residents who wish to make a public comment regarding the tax rate can send an email to boe@lindberghschools.ws any time before the board meeting. Public comments will be read live during the meeting prior to the board vote.

St. Louis County school districts are required to calculate a single blended rate of the above rates, which is only used to compare Lindbergh with other school districts. The district is proposing a blended tax rate of $4.0309 per $100 of assessed valuation for 2020,  which is a 0.0087-cent change from 2019.

2020 Proposed Tax Rates (Per $100 of assessed valuation)

Residential Real Estate – $2.8717 (decrease of $0.0019)

Agricultural Real Estate – $2.4600 (decrease of $0.0008)

Commercial Real Estate – $3.7394 (increase of $0.0378)

Personal Property – $3.9096 (unchanged)

BLENDED OPERATING RATE – $3.1979 (increase of $0.0087)

Debt Service (applied to all categories) – $0.8330

BLENDED TOTAL RATE OPERATING & DEBT – $4.0309 (increase of $0.0087)