Monday night the Blue Earth Area School Board approved the 2019 Property Tax Levy at just over $2.3 million, about $89,000 higher than the levy set last year or an increase of 3.9 percent. The levy is actually $9,200 lower than the levy set two years ago.
Board Members also approved interviewing Dr. Jerry Jensen for the position of Interim Superintendent. Dr. Jensen had previously served as the Superintendent at the United South Central School District.
The Board also received the 2017-2018 audit report, approve the certified and non-certified seniority lists and approved a resolution supporting the work the City of Blue Earth is doing for the Safe Routes to School Grant.