Following a Board of Trustees vote at Lewis and Clark Community College to increase the amount of tax funds the college collects, the college's president wants to clear up some confusion. Dr. Dale Chapman tells The Big Z due to a legal requirement to publish the maximum amount you can levy, some may have gotten the wrong idea.
Chapman tells The Big Z the college's intention is to levy much less than what some have been led to believe:
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Chapman says the Board of Trustees have been mindful of the taxpayers. He points out that in the spring of this year the board passed a resolution to refinance certain bond funds, taking advantage of market conditions at the time, sending $1.175-million back to taxpayers.