Category Archive: Jessamine County Board of Education

Sep 10

Jessamine County school administration recommends wrestling proposal wait for 2015

An effort to add wrestling as a sport in Jessamine County high schools this year faces an uphill battle after a recommendation from district administration Monday that the school board not approve its portion of the decision. A group of parents and other community members has been working for more than a year to develop …

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Sep 03

Jessamine County Board of Education raises property tax to keep fund balance level

The Jessamine County Board of Education opted for a tax increase last week in an effort to keep the district’s fund balance level in coming years. The tax rate in 2013 was 64.4 cents per $100 of assessed value, and the 2014 rate is 66 cents per $100. Under the new rate, the owner of …

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Aug 22

Agenda for Jessamine County Board of Education’s Aug. 25 meeting

The Jessamine County Board of Education will have its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, with a work session to precede at 6 p.m. Below is a link to the agenda for the meeting, which will take place at the Royse administration building at 871 Wilmore Road in Nicholasville. Agenda August 25, …

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Aug 13

Jessamine County Board of Education approves bonds for Warner renovation

The Jessamine County Board of Education approved a bond sale for the Warner Elementary School renovation during a special meeting Monday. The approved construction bid for the project was $10,146,000, with a total project cost estimated at almost $12.3 million. The board had been moving forward with the project anticipating the use of bonds for …

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Aug 12

Bandy files for re-election as member of Jessamine County Board of Education

Incumbent school-board member Hallie Bandy announced Tuesday she would run for re-election. The filing deadline for candidates for Jessamine County Board of Education, Wilmore mayor and Wilmore City Council is 4 p.m. Tuesday. Bandy was first elected to the seat in 2010 and faced no opposition then. Former board member Arnold Prewitt has also filed …

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