Hoover residents to vote on tax Jan. 27

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Residents of the Hoover school district who live in Shelby County must decide if they want to renew two 3-mill property taxes to benefit Hoover City Schools on Tuesday, Jan. 27.

According to Shelby County School Superintendent Evan Major, this property tax vote is &uot;strictly for Hoover City Schools.&uot;

If the measure passes, both 3-mill taxes will be levied for 25 years beginning this tax year, according to a sample ballot available at the Shelby County Courthouse.

One of the 3-mill taxes was put in place following an election held Nov. 6, 1984, and the other following an election held June 7, 1988.

Those voting on the tax will include residents who live within the

boundaries of the Hoover school district, or the Hoover city limits.

According to the sample ballot, the Hoover-Shelby School District includes &uot;all the area lying within the corporate limits of that part of the city of Hoover, Alabama that lies within Shelby County.&uot;

Each of the two special district taxes equals 30 cents on each $100 of taxable property located within the school district.

Hoover city schools currently receives 46.10 mills in property taxes from Hoover residents