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ACC Regents Adopt 2022-23 Tax Rate

The Alvin Community College Board of Regents adopted the No New Revenue Tax rate for the 2022-23 fiscal year during their meeting on September 22.

The regents voted unanimously to approve a 16.4 cents per 100 of appraised value which includes 15.4 cents for maintenance and operations and slightly less than a penny for the debt rate at .98 cents.

The board approved the $40.07 million fiscal year budget for 2022-23 during their meeting in August.

In other action, regents went through a report about enrollment for the fall semester delivered by Pat Sanger, dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Research. According to the report, enrollment for the Fall 2022 semester was 5,198 students, which is a 4.6 percent increase from the previous Fall. Contact hours also were up by the same rate at 728, 016.

The mode of instruction also shifted post-pandemic with 58 percent of coursework being face to face, 33 percent online and 9 percent hybrid. Vice President of Instruction Dr. Michael Beck delivered a report on the changes to online enrollment at the college as well as potential to start offering competency-based learning

Regents also approved:

-allow rental of Building K

-Theatre use guidelines

-faculty and staff hires

-change orders for paving and construction

-revision of Board Policy

-contract for magazine publishing and mailing

-monthly financial reports.

The board will have its next meeting on October 20 at 6 p.m. in the Nolan Ryan Center.