The Melissa ISD Business Services office oversees all district finances as well as the annual budget development process. Purchasing, accounting, and asset management are 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 2019-2020 school year, the property tax rate will be $1.06835 (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 2019-2020 school year is $1.56835.
Required Posting for Aug. 17, 2020
|Notice of Public Meeting to Discuss Budget and Proposed Tax Rate||Download
|THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.
Please know this is language from Section 26.05(b) of Property Tax Code that is required to be posted if our tax collections increase for the year. Melissa ISD's tax collections will increase for the 2020 tax year due to increased overall property value growth. The proposed 2020 Total Tax Rate is $1.463/$100 of property value, as opposed to $1.5683 for the 2019 Total Rate.
|Proposed Budget for School Year 2020-2021||Download
|Proposed Budget By Function for School Year 2020-2021||Download