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District 518 passes Nobles Home Initiative

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education joined the Nobles County board and Worthington’s city council in voting unanimously in favor of the Nobles Home Initiative during its regular meeting Tuesday night at Worthington High School (WHS)…continue reading on dglobe.com

District 518 passes Nobles Home Initiative

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education joined the Nobles County board and Worthington’s city council in voting unanimously in favor of the Nobles Home Initiative during its regular meeting Tuesday night at Worthington High School (WHS)…continue reading on dglobe.com

District 518’s turn to hear Nobles Home Initiative

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Having already presented to the Worthington City Council and the Nobles County Board of Commissioners, Abraham Algadi made District 518 his latest stop Tuesday morning.
Algadi, manager of the Worthington Regional Economic Development…continue reading on dglobe.com

District 518’s turn to hear Nobles Home Initiative

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Having already presented to the Worthington City Council and the Nobles County Board of Commissioners, Abraham Algadi made District 518 his latest stop Tuesday morning.
Algadi, manager of the Worthington Regional Economic Development…continue reading on dglobe.com

City tax plan facing overhaul

January 9, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Councilmen send abatement proposal back to committee
WORTHINGTON Worthington City Council members decided Monday night to redirect the Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee to explore other alternatives pertaining to construction of single-family dwellings. Continue Reading

Tax abatement motion fails at school district level

December 20, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Members of the Worthington School District 518 Board approved a levy of $4,885,083 payable for 2012 Tuesday night, following a committee recommendation that would reduce the levied amount by $250,000.
Board member Mark Shepherd said the reduction was based on projections that show the district can afford the reduction and keep a promise made to taxpayers. Continue Reading

County bows out of tax abatement plan

December 8, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON In a 3-2 vote Thursday morning, Nobles County Commissioners denied a motion to join the City of Worthington and District 518 schools in offering tax abatement for new home construction in the community. Continue Reading

Two school board members to be appointed for abatement negotiation

November 15, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON In an attempt to proceed with the tax abatement program proposed by the Worthington Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee, the Worthington School District 518 board of education approved a motion for two members to be appointed to represent the board in a meeting with Worthington city representatives and Nobles County Commissioners. Continue Reading

Tax abatement proposal still sparks controversy

November 8, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

County tables action to give idea more thought
WORTHINGTON After meeting with city and school board officials and having several discussions during board meetings, Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday decided once again to delay a decision on an economic development proposal hoped to increase new home construction. Continue Reading

District 518 discusses tax abatement plan

October 18, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard informed the board of education that Worthington School District 518 will not have future cooperative sponsorship agreements with Iowa for extra curricular activities. Continue Reading