From the Desk of Cheyenne School Superintendent Robert Trammell

I consider Cheyenne Public Schools to be one of the leading be down at least $400,000 for the year. This puts us in a twenty-year low of collecting Gross Production taxes. A second source of local reve- nue affecting our budget this year is our Ad Valorem appropriation which is down for the second year in a row. This is mainly stemming from the reductions of the Wind Energy Sector’s valuations. Last year it fell $136,451 and this year we were appropriated $115,166 less. Another problem in collecting Ad Valorem has been the ongoing $190,060 tax protest by DCP (Devon…

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