The Mid-Plains Community College Board of Governors approved the 2020-21 budget and property tax request at its regular meeting on Wednesday.
Mid-Plains, which covers all or parts of 18 west central Nebraska counties, will leave its property tax request unchanged from 2019-20 at nearly $15.28 million.
The community college system’s budget, excluding cash reserves, will be $48,985,242 in 2020-21.
Two public hearings were conducted prior to the regularly scheduled meeting for the purpose of hearing support or opposition to the budget and setting the property tax requirement at a different amount from the 2019 property tax requirement.
No one from the public spoke at either hearing.
» The board approved the increase of the base limitation by 1%, carrying forward to 2020-21 the unused budget authority of $4,388,598.56 from 2019-20 and preceding fiscal years.
» The board approved bills for August in the amount of $1,925,309.02.
» The board approved the second and final reading of revised Policy 7110, Solicitation and Demonstration on College Campus.
» The board approved moving the Nov. 18 meeting to the Ogallala Campus.
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