School districts blast appraisal district [The Austin Bulldog]
by Editor Ken Martin
Not reappraising residential properties in 2020 will cause major problems for school districts
Tom Leonard, superintendent of Eanes Independent School District, addressed the TCAD board of directors this morning. He presented a letter on behalf of eight of the 15 school districts who depend on Travis Central Appraisal District (TCAD) to supply certified tax rolls.
Those eight school districts collectively have taxable property valued at more than $61.7 billion, according to The Austin Bulldog’s compilation of April estimates of value contained in the board meeting materials considered today.
“We represent thousands of teachers and tens of thousands of kids,” Leonard told the TCAD board…