County schools up and down in valuation
August 9, 2017
Last week, the Woods County Excise Board heard from Assessor Renetta Benson that taxable valuation for Woods County was down $1.3 million. Different parts of the county were affected in far greater amounts.
Monday night, Superintendent Steve Parkhurst told the Alva School Board that the valuation for the Alva district was down $22,384,228. Benson said the Waynoka School District is up by an almost identical amount: $22,053,435. She said the Freedom School District is down $612,231.
The excise board was relieved at seeing the county was down only $1.3 million, because initially they had hear...