Sarah Dezern, Receptionist Emailsarahdezern@melissaisd.org
Thank you for visiting the page of the Melissa Schools Business Services department. We hope you will find the information on this page useful and informative. The Melissa ISD business services office oversees all district finances as well as the annual budget development process. Purchasing, accounting, and asset management are just a few of the other responsibilities housed in this office.
The Melissa ISD fiscal year begins on September 1st each year and ends on August 31st of the following year. The Board of Trustees approves a budget and tax rate each year. For the 2017-18 school year, the property tax rate will be $1.17 (per $100 of property valuation) for Maintenance and Operation and $.50 (per $100 of property valuation) for Debt Service. As a result, the total tax rate per $100 of taxable property valuation for the 2017-18 school year is $1.67.
The 84th Texas Legislature passed House Bill 1378 (HB 1378) to increase the transparency of local government debt. Please see the debt information below for the Melissa ISD as of August 31, 2016 in compliance with HB 1378.