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12:11 pm
Wed June 23, 2010

Dollars for Education

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa County Treasurer Dennis Semler announced today the first reimbursement payment to school districts from property tax exemptions of certain manufacturing facilities. The State of Oklahoma allows property tax exemptions as an incentive to many manufacturing companies.

The first payment of the year returned to Tulsa County was $2,697,688.00. All of this will be apportioned to school districts as a reimbursement and the districts will receive an electronic deposit on Thursday, June 24.

"I am pleased to send these funds back to the schools," Treasurer Semler said. "These districts are making do in tough times, and I know that they can use the reimbursement funding before the end of the fiscal year."

School districts with exempt manufacturing facilities in their boundaries will receive a reimbursement check for their general, building and sinking funds. Those are listed below.

Tulsa Public Schools General Fund $918,964.50 Building $131,280.64 Sinking $605,420.43
Tulsa Public Schools Total $1,655,665.57

Sand Springs Public Schools General Fund $87,949.13 Building $12,564.16 Sinking $69,554.22
Sand Springs Public Schools Total $170,067.15

Bixby Public Schools General Fund $130,533.68 Building $18,647.66 Sinking $97,619.64
Bixby Public Schools Total $246,820.98

Jenks Public Schools General Fund $26,314.00 Building $3,759.15 Sinking $23,545.23
Jenks Public Schools Total $53,618.38

Collinsville Public Schools General Fund $11,765.72 Building $1,680.82 Sinking $7,156.40
Collinsville Public Schools Total $20,602.94

Union Public Schools General Fund $65,611.17 Building $9,373.04 Sinking $49,722.54
Union Public Schools Total $124,706.75

Berryhill Public Schools General Fund $3,812.18 Building $544.61 Sinking $3,323.63
Berryhill Public Schools Total $7,680.42

Owasso Public Schools General Fund $213,991.83 Building $30,570.25 Sinking $173,983.37
Owasso Public Schools Total $418,545.45