The Palmyra R-1 Board of Education hosted the annual Tax Rate Hearing for the Palmyra R-1 School District at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 in the office of the Board of Education at 1703 S. Main St. in Palmyra.

The Palmyra R-1 Board of Education hosted the annual Tax Rate Hearing for the Palmyra R-1 School District at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 in the office of the Board of Education at 1703 S. Main St. in Palmyra.

Board members accepted the estimate of required local taxes for the 2018-2019 school year of 3.3480 per $100 assessed value in the operating fund and $0.68 per $100 of assessed value in the debt service fund. This represents a tax rate that is unchanged from the previous school year.

Board members also conducted a work session regarding project plans for the April 2019 no-tax increase bond issue.

The board approved a change order to the Middle School HVAC project to replace a heating-only unit with a heating/air conditioning unit for Palmyra High School's locker rooms.