A property’s taxable value is 11% of its assessed value thus the taxable value of a $200,000 home is $22,000. The value adjusts downward to $21,000 if the taxpayer claims his $1,000 homestead exemption.
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On Tuesday, the Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education met in special session to approve a purchase agreement for 25 acres of land located east of Charter Oak Road and Douglas Boulevard. This land is in the southern portion of the school district, which comprises 232 square miles of land.
The Guthrie Kiwanis Club held their annual Christmas auction this past weekend and with the help of 400 donated items the club raised $23,000.
Voters of the Guthrie Public School district denied a $2.4 million bond that would have gone toward replacing school building roofs and windows, technology and repairs to the high school track.
The Guthrie City Council selected and approved seven citizens to serve on the Convention and Visitors Bureau advisory board during Tuesday evening’s city council meeting.
It’s not every day that a large group of local business owners and doctors come together to make a substantial financial and personal commitment to making a difference in our community. That day is here, and it deserves a chance for a thorough review to determine if it’s the right fit for our community.
Langston University recently received the largest donation to date and will help fund scholarships toward the Accounting Department as well as fund projects campus-wide.
With the upcoming school bond proposal in November for Guthrie Public Schools, the school district and planning committee agreed on a financial goal for homeowners with a successful bond issue.
In November, voters will decide on a school bond for capital improvements within the Guthrie Public School district. Three school buildings and technology will be the primary targets for improvements.
The super majority of an overflowing crowd, primarily local business owners and Guthrie Chamber of Commerce board members, did not receive the final decision they were hoping for at Tuesday evening’s Guthrie City Council meeting.
The United Way of Logan County began its 2014 campaign with a “Luau flavored Kickoff Luncheon” Tuesday at noon in Guthrie. With a background of festive musical entertainment and a wonderful luncheon of burgers, jerk chicken, watermelon and all the trimmings.
Here’s a not-so-secret but still shocking fact. Many elected officials do not possess even a basic, high-level comprehension of the budget over which they have been assigned stewardship.
The votes were counted on Tuesday and it concluded with mix results for two sales tax propositions. Voters approved a three-fourths of one percent tax for Logan County. Meanwhile, City of Guthrie voters rejected a proposed one percent increase.
The Guthrie Public Works Authority agreed to provide water to the Town of Coyle at Tuesday evening’s meeting inside Guthrie’s City Hall.
In a special board meeting, the Guthrie Board of Education agreed to authorize an election to propose a $2.4 million school bond issue to voters in the upcoming November general election. School officials say this action will address the most critical areas of the district.
Citizens within the City of Guthrie boundaries will be heading to the polls. Earlier this week a town hall meeting was held for the one percent proposed sales tax increase. Now, that meeting can be viewed online.
The Board of County Commissioners will host a special meeting with the public to discuss the Aug. 26 county sales tax proposition.
Logan County’s citizens may remember, in 2005, they passed a ten year sales tax proposition to fund the building, operation and maintenance of the new Detention Center over a period of ten years. The termination of that sales tax is August 2015.
Friday, August 1, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the August 26 City of Guthrie, County, and State Runoff Primary Election, Logan County Election Board Secretary Erin Dorio said today.